Johnson was named to the All-Star Team at the 2006 World Junior Championships, also held in Vancouver, upon tallying six points in seven games.
Joins teammate Ryan Suter as the most internationally decorated U.S. players on the 2010 Olympic team with three medals. He won gold at the 2005 and silver at the 2004 Under-18 World Championships as well as a bronze at the 2007 World Junior Championships.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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