Johnson notched his 20th goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over Montreal. It's his third 20-goal season, but his first since 2014-15. Johnson is on a three-game, three-point streak (two goals, one assist). Take advantage.
Johnson (undisclosed) was a full participant in practice Wednesday and coach Jon Cooper indicated afterward that he "should be in" for the evening's contest against the Sabres, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports. It appears Johnson should be good to go for the matchup despite joking with reporters that they would need to show up to see if he would play. He slotted in alongside Chris Kunitz and newly acquired J.T. Miller during morning skate and figures to line up there to begin Wednesday's matchup.
Johnson (undisclosed) said he feels good, but implied that he'll be a game-time decision for Wednesday's home clash with the Sabres, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports. The power-play pivot's fantasy owners held their collective breath when a ref's skate caught him in Tuesday's contest against the Maple Leafs. However, Burns relayed from Lightning coach Jon Cooper that Johnson should be fit to play in the upcoming contest. Still, it's probably best to make sure that the 27-year-old shows up for pregame warmups.
Johnson was spotted walking with a limp after Monday's win over the Maple Leafs, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Little is known on Johnson's exact injury, but he's expected to be re-evaluated ahead of Wednesday's game against the Sabres. Johnson scored a goal in 19:45 of playing time Monday.
Johnson dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Canucks. Both of Johnson's points came in a dominant second period, which saw the hosts grow their 1-0 lead after one into a dominant 4-0 edge with three unanswered tallies. He hasn't lit the lamp since a Jan. 9 hat trick, but at least Johnson has a respectable seven assists in 11 games over that stretch.
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