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Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson  #12

Left Wing
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: November 23, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Welland, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 235 DRAFTED: LAK / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
OHL All-Rookie Team (1993) Claimed by Atlanta from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft, June 25, 1999. Traded to Minnesota by Atlanta for San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Pittsburgh later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Aaron Johnson) in 2001 Entry Draft, September 29, 2000.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round