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Penguins sign goaltender Brent Johnson

Tuesday, 07.21.2009 / 1:45 PM / 2009 NHL Offseason News
The Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins have signed goaltender Brent Johnson to a one-year contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero.
 
Johnson, 32, played 21 games with the Washington Capitals, finishing with a record of 12-6-2 during the 2008-09 season.  The veteran goaltender recorded a .908 save percentage along with a 2.81 goals-against average.
 
The 6-3, 199-pound goaltender has played parts of nine seasons in the NHL with the Washington Capitals, Phoenix Coyotes and the St. Louis Blues from 1998-2009.  He has appeared in 247 career contests in the NHL, posting a 111-94-12 record.  Johnson has a .903 save percentage along with a 2.63 goals-against average for his career. 
 
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