• Flames Ink Johnson To PTO

    News: Aaron Johnson signed a professional tryout offer with the Flames on Monday, Roger Millions of Sportsnet reports.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson last skated in the NHL with the Bruins in 2012-13. Though he received an invitation to training camp with the Flames, he's more than likely auditioning for a role at AHL Stockton. He was a productive player in the Ottawa organization at AHL Binghamton a season ago, recording six goal and 29 assists in 73 games.
  • Senators Sign Johnson

    News: The Senators have signed Aaron Johnson to a one-year, two-way contract.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson spent the 2013-14 season with the Rangers' AHL affiliate in Hartford, notching 40 points in 75 games. The 31-year-old, who last saw NHL action with the Bruins in 2012-13, gives the Sens' organization a reliable veteran depth option in case of injuries to their defensive ranks.
  • Rangers' Johnson Assigned To AHL Hartford

    News: Aaron Johnson was assigned to AHL Hartford on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson played in 10 games with the Bruins last year but failed to score a point. The 30-year-old journeyman has tallied 17 goals, 45 assists, and 227 PIM in 291 career games.
  • Rangers Sign Johnson

    News: Aaron Johnson inked a one-year deal with the Rangers on Friday, reports the New York Rangers.
    Analysis: The former third-round (2001) pick of the Columbus Jackets will don the seventh NHL jersey of his career. Aaron Johnson, who set a career high in points (16) during his second stint with Columbus in 2011-12, had 10 penalty minutes, five blocks and 18 hits in just 10 games with the Bruins last season.
  • Bruins’ Johnson Likely In Lineup Thursday

    News: Aaron Johnson is in line to join the Bruins' lineup going forward due to Adam McQuaid's shoulder injury.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson, who has played in five games this season, gives the Bruins an experienced blue line option to turn to for the time being, with McQuaid out 3-4 weeks. There's not much fantasy upside to be had here though and it's possible that the Bruins will call up another blueliner or trade for one in the coming days.
  • Bruins' Johnson Will Be Active Monday

    News: Aaron Johnson will take the active roster spot of Adam McQuaid (personal) for Monday's road game against Carolina, Comcast SportsNet New England reports.
    Analysis: McQuaid is expected to rejoin the team in time for Tuesday's home game against New Jersey.
  • Bruins Recall Johnson

    News: Aaron Johnson has completed his conditioning stint with AHL Providence and has be recalled by the Bruins, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: He'll replace David Warsofsky as the Bruins' No. 7 blueliner, an assignment that figures to result in Aaron Johnson being a healthy scratch as long as the team's top six defenders remain healthy.
  • Bruins' Johnson Heads To Providence

    News: Aaron Johnson will join AHL Providence on a conditioning loan, the Bruins' official site reports.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson was signed to give the B's some added blue line depth and he'll be among the first to be considered the next time the big club needs some help on defense.
  • Johnson Signs With Bruins

    News: Aaron Johnson has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Bruins, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson played in 56 games last season with the Blue Jackets, recording career highs in assists, with 13, and points, with 16. The 29-year-old defenseman has played in 281 career NHL games, totaling 62 points and 217 penalty minutes. He projects as a depth blueliner for the B's, one of a handful of players who will jostle for the team's No. 6 and No. 7 defense slots.
  • Blue Jackets' Johnson Back In Action

    News: Aaron Johnson (upper body/lower body) notched a shot on goal and recorded two blocked shots in 7:32 worth of ice time in Saturday's win over the Coyotes.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson hadn't played since Feb. 19, but with just 13 points and a minus-4 rating in 39 games thus far, he's only worthy of consideration in deeper leagues.