Sunday, April 7, 2013
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned goaltender Chad Johnson to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Johnson has made three starts for the Coyotes this season posting a 2-0-1 record with a 1.32 goals against average (GAA) and .949 save percentage (SV %). He has also appeared in 32 games with the Pirates this season posting a 16-13-1 record with a 2.87 GAA and .909 SV %.
The 26-year old native of Calgary, Alberta was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fifth round (125th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.