Erik Johnson

Age 33 Mar 21, 1988
Bloomington USA
Defense shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
225 lbs 102 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2015
Agent Pat Brisson
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2006
Drafted Overall 1
Draft Round 1
Draft Team St. Louis Blues

Transaction History
Apr 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (upper body) is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Mar 6, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (upper body) was placed on long-term injured reserve Saturday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (upper body) was designated for injured reserve Friday.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (upper body) is considered week-to-week with his upper-body issue, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (upper body) is not expected to suit up for Sunday's tilt with Minnesota, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson exited Saturday's game against the Wild in the first period with an upper-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson had one shot on goal, four hits and three blocked shots over a season-high 19:34 of ice time in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Jan 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (conditioning) posted one assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in 19:00 during Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Sharks.
Jan 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (conditioning) will suit up against the Sharks on Tuesday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (conditioning) won't play in Sunday's game against the Ducks, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson was held out of Friday's game against the Ducks due to conditioning, Rob Knabenbauer of the Avalanche's official site reports.
Jan 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson was not active for Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Jan 20, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson had one hit and two blocked shots over 11:47 of ice time in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Jan 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (undisclosed) will be in the lineup against Los Angeles on Tuesday, AJ Haefele of DNVR reports.
Jan 17, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson is expected to miss a few more games as he gets back into shape, Evan Rawal of DNVR reports.
Jan 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Saturday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Jan 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson's absence has been confirmed as having been the result of a positive COVID-19 test, Rick Sadowski of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (undisclosed) remains unfit to play and will miss Wednesday's season-opener versus the Blues, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (undisclosed) has yet to join the Avalanche at training camp and is considered unfit to participate, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Conor Timmins | Timmins has filled in on the second defensive pairing while Erik Johnson (undisclosed) is unavailable to practice with the Avalanche, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
Jan 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | According to coach Jared Bednar, Johnson (undisclosed) has yet to join the Avalanche for training camp, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Johnson (undisclosed) was deemed unfit to play for the start of training camp Monday by coach Jared Bednar, Rick Sadowski of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Erik Johnson | Coach Jared Bednar said Sunday that Johnson (undisclosed) is healthy to start training camp, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Dec 19, 2019 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated D Erik Johnson from injured reserve.
Mar 18, 2018 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated D Erik Johnson from injured reserve.
Feb 19, 2018 Injured Colorado Avalanche | placed D Erik Johnson on IR.
Dec 22, 2017 Colorado Avalanche | announced D Erik Johnson has served his suspension.
Dec 17, 2017 Suspended Colorado Avalanche | (NHL) suspended D Erik Johnson two games for boarding an opponenet.
Feb 25, 2017 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated D Erik Johnson from injured reserve.
Dec 4, 2016 Injured Colorado Avalanche | placed D Erik Johnson on IR.
Jan 13, 2016 Injured Colorado Avalanche | placed D Erik Johnson on IR.
Sep 22, 2015 Colorado Avalanche | signed D Erik Johnson to a seven-year, $42 million contract extension.
Feb 11, 2014 Suspended Colorado Avalanche | (NHL) suspended D Erik Johnson two games for slashing Islanders' forward Frans Nielsen.
Mar 8, 2013 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated D Erik Johnson from injury reserve.
Jul 3, 2012 Colorado Avalanche | (Erik Johnson) has been re-signed to a four-year contract.
Feb 19, 2011 Trade Colorado Avalanche | (Erik Johnson) acquired with Jay McClement and a conditional first-round draft pick from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Chris Stewart, Kevin Shattenkirk and a conditional second-round draft pick.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Erik Johnson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Colorado Avalanche 4 0 1 1 2 2 40 75.00 58.40 4.60 56.00 -1.30 1.50
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2002-2003 Academy of Holy Angels USHS-MN 31 2 9 11 20
2003-2004 Academy of Holy Angels USHS-MN 31 13 23 36 26
2004-2005 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 26 5 9 14 14
2004-2005 USA U18 WJC-18 6 0 0 0 0
2004-2005 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 15 1 2 3 4
2004-2005 USA U17 WHC-17 5 2 0 2 4
2004-2005 USNTDP Juniors NAHL 31 6 6 12 12
Draft Yr 2005-2006 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 36 12 22 34 78
Draft Yr 2005-2006 USA U18 WJC-18 6 4 6 10 27
Draft Yr 2005-2006 USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 3 4 18
Draft Yr 2005-2006 U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 11 4 11 15 10
2006-2007 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 41 4 20 24 50
2006-2007 USA U20 WJC-20 7 4 6 10 16
2006-2007 USA WC 7 0 2 2 4
2007-2008 St. Louis Blues NHL 69 5 28 33 28 927 50.67 50.30 5.06 49.67 3.87 0.06 0.97
2007-2008 Peoria Rivermen AHL 1 0 0 0 2
2009-2010 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 10 29 39 79 1,271 53.00 49.49 0.87 52.15 1.71 0.14 0.94
2009-2010 USA OG 6 1 0 1 4
2010-2011 St. Louis Blues NHL 55 5 14 19 37 887 40.28 49.33 -0.31 50.70 -2.26 0.14 0.68
2010-2011 Colorado Avalanche NHL 22 3 7 10 19 388 48.15 45.67 1.49 45.85 2.56 0.15 0.46
2011-2012 Colorado Avalanche NHL 73 4 22 26 26 1,162 48.91 53.75 5.00 52.47 2.26 0.15 0.62
2012-2013 Colorado Avalanche NHL 31 0 4 4 18 488 45.24 49.04 0.73 47.21 0.28 0.00 0.37
2012-2013 USA WC 10 2 2 4 20
2013-2014 Colorado Avalanche NHL 80 9 30 39 61 1,454 51.89 47.42 1.67 47.64 0.45 0.21 0.83 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2014-2015 Colorado Avalanche NHL 47 12 11 23 33 842 51.56 41.39 -0.04 45.85 3.80 0.57 0.93
2015-2016 Colorado Avalanche NHL 73 11 16 27 50 1,239 43.48 45.24 0.93 44.12 0.37 0.29 0.82
2016-2017 USA WCup 2 0 0 0 2
2016-2017 Colorado Avalanche NHL 46 2 15 17 9 753 40.98 44.85 0.80 49.16 2.60 0.08 0.40
2017-2018 Colorado Avalanche NHL 62 9 16 25 58 1,177 50.00 49.70 5.61 48.13 0.45 0.36 0.82
2018-2019 Colorado Avalanche NHL 80 7 18 25 38 1,399 46.55 49.00 -1.27 48.48 -1.84 0.21 0.81 Playoffs 12 2 1 3 0
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 59 3 13 16 20 983 55.10 49.80 -1.90 51.20 -1.20 0.12 0.92 Playoffs 9 0 2 2 0
2020-2021 Colorado Avalanche NHL 4 0 1 1 2 40 75.00 58.40 4.60 56.00 -1.30 1.50
Erik Johnson Stats by Elite Prospects | Erik Johnson Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date September 22, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Agent Pat Brisson
Standard Contract | 7 Years $42,000,000 7.36% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Clauses M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
19 Team Trade List

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 3, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $15,000,000 6.25% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000
UFA
AAV $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,250,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $4,250,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,250,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $4,250,000
Minors Salary $3,250,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $4,250,000
Clauses NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 2, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $5,200,000 4.38% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $2,600,000 $2,600,000
RFA
AAV $2,600,000 $2,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,200,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,200,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $2,200,000 $3,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 14, 2007
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $11,100,000 1.69% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
Cap Hit $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
RFA
AAV $3,700,000 $3,700,000 $3,700,000
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Minors Salary $62,500 $62,500 $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year