|Assets:||Skates and reads the play very well. With excellent hockey sense, he can be trusted in all situations. Can truly light the lamp regularly at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||A lack of size and strength are at the root of his issues for the National Hockey League game. So, he must continue to get stronger to win more battles.|
|Career Potential:||Diminutive scoring center with upside.|
|AHL||Les Cunningham Plaque||2012-13|
|AHL||Willie Marshall Award||2012-13|
|AHL||First All-Star Team||2012-13|
|WHL||Brad Hornung Trophy||2010-11|
|WHL||West First All-Star Team||2010-11|
|4/12/2013||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/14/2013||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/25/2011||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|3/07/2011||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/16/2009||Returned to his junior team (Spokane-WHL).|
|9/12/2009||Invited to training camp by the Minnesota Wild.|
|9/22/2008||Returned to his junior team (Spokane-WHL).|
|9/18/2008||Invited to training camp by the Phoenix Coyotes.|
|3/07/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
Tyler Johnson skates with Martin St. Louis | 12/05/2013 10:06 AM
NewsTyler Johnson centered Tampa Bay's top line at Wednesday's practice.
ImpactHe was flanked by wingers Martin St. Louis and Ondrej Palat, while Valtteri Filppula was between Alex Killorn and Nikita Kucherov. Teddy Purcell ended up skating with J.T. Brown and Nate Thompson. The Lightning have been shut out in two straight games, so changes were bound to happen ahead of Thursday's match-up against Ottawa.
Tyler Johnson has become a '200-foot player' | 11/25/2013 10:48 AM
NewsTyler Johnson has proven to be a solid third-line center for the Lightning this season.
St. Petersburg Times
Impact"He's a 200-foot player," coach Jon Cooper said. Johnson has 11 points in 23 games this season to go with 53 shots and a 49.2 faceoff winning percentage. He sees time on the power play and penalty kill. He's worth keeping an eye on, especially if he starts converting his chances more.
Johnson scores in Lightning loss | 11/22/2013 4:56 AM
NewsTyler Johnson scored a goal in Tampa Bay's 5-1 loss to San Jose Thursday evening.
ImpactJohnson ended Antti Niemi's shutout bid at 7:39 in the third period when he took a pass from Ondrej Palat in the slot and blasted a shot past the goaltender's glove. Johnson now has five goals and six assists in 22 games.
Tyler Johnson gets GWG for Bolts Thursday | 11/08/2013 9:21 AM
NewsTyler Johnson had the game-winning goal in Thursday's 4-2 triumph against Edmonton.
ImpactHis fourth goal of the year snapped a four-game pointless slide for the Lightning forward. Johnson has seven points in 15 games this campaign.
Tyler Johnson's two points pace Bolts' win | 10/26/2013 9:59 PM
NewsTyler Johnson had a goal and an assist in the Lightning's 3-2 win over the Sabres on Saturday.
ImpactThe 23-year-old might only have three goals and six points on the year, but he might end up a sneaky-good play this season as he's coming off two straight 31-plus goal seasons in the AHL. Martin St. Louis and Ondrej Palat picked up the other markers for the Lightning.
Tyler Johnson scores PPG to extend streak | 10/18/2013 7:37 AM
NewsTyler Johnson extended his modest point streak to three games by scoring a power-play goal Thursday night.
ImpactHe has generated four points in seven contests. Johnson has also been excellent in the faceoff circle, where he's won 60.4 percent of the 91 draws he's taken to place himself fifth in the league.
Tyler Johnson has been superb on faceoffs | 10/14/2013 10:30 AM
NewsTyler Johnson is currently 15th in the league with a 58.2 winning percentage on faceoffs.
ImpactLightning centers Valterri Filppula and Steve Stamkos have taken more draws than Johnson this season, but his winning percentage has been the best so far among the team's players that qualify for the league leader list. Filppula isn't far behind though with a 56.4 winning percentage.
Tyler Johnson pots 1st goal of 2013-14 | 10/09/2013 7:58 AM
NewsTyler Johnson recorded his first goal of the season in Tampa Bay's 3-2 overtime win over Buffalo Tuesday.
ImpactHe had four shots on goal in the contest. Johnson earned six points in 14 games last season with the Lightning.
Tyler Johnson, Kucherov lead Bolts over Cats | 09/27/2013 8:10 AM
NewsTyler Johnson notched a goal and an assist in Tampa Bay's 3-2 overtime preseason win over Florida Thursday night.
ImpactRichard Panik scored a shorthanded marker in the contest and Nikita Kucherov provided the game-winning goal with 55 seconds left in the extra session. Johnson and Panik are in the mix for roster spots, while Kucherov probably isn't far away from being an NHLer.
Lightning to give several AHL players a shot | 08/02/2013 12:35 PM
NewsTampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman plans to fill out the rest of the roster with players from the club's AHL affiliate in Syracuse.
ImpactTyler Johnson, for one, is expected to get a shot at the second-line center role vacated when the Lightning bought out Vincent Lecavalier. Richard Panik, Ondrej Palat, J.T. Brown and Brett Connolly will also compete with Johnson for one or two forward spots, while Brian Lee, Mark Barberio, Matt Taormina and Andrej Sustr are expected to compete for one spot on defense. "Some of them have played two full years in the minors and done very well. I have to give them an opportunity to take a step forward right now," Yzerman said.
Tyler Johnson could be Lecavalier replacement | 06/28/2013 10:39 AM
NewsAHL MVP Tyler Johnson could be a replacement for Vincent Lecavalier on the Lightning's second line.
ImpactJohnson led the AHL in goals this season with 37 and stands to at least get a chance to compete for the spot that will be vacated once Tampa Buy buys out Lecavalier. The Lightning could also insert Vladislav Namestnikov into that spot after the 2011 first-round pick completed his first pro season with the team's AHL affiliate. A third option is Alexander Barkov and Nathan MacKinnon, one of which should be available when Tampa Bay selects third overall in Sunday's draft.
Tyler Johnson leading Bolts' AHL team | 06/08/2013 12:16 PM
NewsTyler Johnson is leading Tampa's AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, in post-season goal scoring.
ImpactThe Crunch are going to the Calder Cup finals (the second year in a row that a Tampa affiliate is playing for the AHL championship) and Johnson (9 goals and 17 points in 12 games) is one of the main reasons why. Ondrej Palat has also been outstanding with five goals and 20 points in 12 playoff games. With up and coming rearguard Radko Gudas and promising forwards Vladislav Namestnikov and Brett Connolly, the Bolts look to be in good shape for years to come.
Tyler Johnson wins AHL MVP Award | 04/19/2013 1:35 PM
NewsTyler Johnson has been selected as the AHL's MVP for the 2012-13 campaign.
ImpactJohnson had 33 goals and 60 points in 60 games. He also has three goals and six points in 14 contests with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Johnson was undrafted, but inked an entry-level contract with Tampa Bay towards the end of his monster 115-point WHL campaign in 2010-11. He also scored 31 goals and 68 points in 75 AHL contests last season.
Tyler Johnson re-assigned to AHL | 04/13/2013 12:49 PM
NewsTyler Johnson was re-assigned to Syracuse of the AHL.
ImpactAs Tampa has no chance to make the playoffs and Syracuse will be in the post season, the Bolts felt Johnson would be better served getting key minutes in the AHL. He is a rising star and will be back in 2013-14 as a key contributor. Remember his name on draft day.
Tyler Johnson gets two goals Saturday | 03/23/2013 4:39 PM
NewsTyler Johnson scored twice in Tampa Bay's 5-3 loss Saturday.
ImpactTeddy Purcell netted his seventh goal of the season. Eric Brewer, Richard Panik, Matt Carle, Victor Hedman, and Sami Salo each registered an assist for Tampa Bay.
Tyler Johnson will join Lightning | 03/14/2013 12:13 PM
NewsTyler Johnson will be recalled from AHL Syracuse with Vincent Lecavalier injured.
ImpactThe Lightning placed Lecavalier on injured reserve Thursday and coach Guy Boucher said Johnson would get a promotion to the big club. Johnson is second in the AHL scoring race with 58 points (32 goals, 26 assists) in 59 games.
Tyler Johnson to attend Lightning's camp | 01/14/2013 3:08 PM
NewsTyler Johnson was added to Tampa Bay's training camp roster.
ImpactSyracuse teammates JT Wyman, Mark Barberio and Radko Gudas will also join him at camp. Johnson leads the team with 20 goals and 35 points in 36 games this year.
Tyler Johnson nets 20th of season in win | 01/04/2013 11:26 PM
NewsTyler Johnson lit the lamp in Syracuse's 3-0 victory against Norfolk on Friday night.
ImpactJohnson was signed as a WHL free agent, and what a find he has been for the Lightning. He has 20 goals and 35 points this year. Richard Panik also potted a goal.
|Goals||1||6 times-last:vs. Phi||last:Nov 27||2|
|Assists||1||8 times-last:vs. Ott||last:Dec 5||1|
|Points||2||2 times-last:vs. Phi||last:Nov 27||2|
|Penalty Minutes||2||3 times-last:at Ana||last:Nov 22||2|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. Phi||Nov 27||2|
|Power Play Goals||1||2 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Oct 26||0|
|Power Play Points||1||3 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Oct 26||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||29 times-last:vs. Wpg||last:Dec 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||29 times-last:vs. Wpg||last:Dec 7||0|
|Shots||4||2 times-last:at Det||last:Nov 9||3|
|Penalty Minutes||4||2012-13 (TB)|
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