Ross Johnston New York Islanders logo

Age 27 Feb 18, 1994
Charlottetown CAN
Left Wing shoots left
6'5" 196 cm
235 lbs 107 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2021
Agent Doug Shepherd

Transaction History
Dec 2, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston (not injury related) will not play Thursday against San Jose, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 1, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston exited the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Wednesday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston was placed in COVID-19 protocol Friday.
Nov 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston has only played in one game this season and has been a healthy scratch for the last 10 games for the Islanders.
Oct 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston signed a four-year, $1.1 million AAV contract extension with the Islanders on Tuesday.
Oct 12, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston has not only made the team out of training camp but will likely start the season opener versus the Hurricanes on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
May 20, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston has been a healthy scratch for all three playoff games the Islanders have played versus the Penguins.
May 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston had his first point of the season, an assist, in the a 4-3 shootout loss to the Sabres on Tuesday.
Apr 15, 2021 Activated New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston (undisclosed) was activated off injured reserve Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Apr 13, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston (undisclosed) practiced with the Islanders on Tuesday, Neil Best of Newsday reports.
Apr 11, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Sunday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston (undisclosed) practiced with the team Monday and is expected to be available to play Tuesday versus the Capitals, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Apr 3, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston (undisclosed) was injured in the first period of Saturday's game versus the Flyers, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Mar 29, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston is playing versus the Penguins on Monday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
Mar 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston was a healthy scratch for the 25th straight game Thursday versus the Flyers.
Feb 28, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston was a healthy scratch for the 15th straight game for the Islanders on Sunday.
Feb 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston hasn't been needed for the Islanders over their last three games.
Jan 14, 2021 New York Rangers | Kevin Rooney | Rooney (undisclosed) was injured on a third-period collision with Ross Johnston, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 2, 2021 New York Islanders | Ross Johnston | Johnston will not have a regular role once again this season for the Islanders, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
Jul 9, 2018 New York Islanders | re-signed LW Ross Johnston to a four-year, $4 million contract extension.
Jan 29, 2018 Recalled New York Islanders | recalled LW Ross Johnston from Bridgeport (AHL).
Jan 26, 2018 Assigned New York Islanders | assigned LW Ross Johnston to Bridgeport (AHL).
Jan 19, 2018 Recalled New York Islanders | recalled LW Ross Johnston from Bridgeport (AHL).
Sep 23, 2017 Assigned New York Islanders | assigned LW Ross Johnston to Bridgeport (AHL).
Oct 6, 2016 Assigned New York Islanders | assigned LW Ross Johnston to Bridgeport (AHL).
Apr 11, 2016 Assigned New York Islanders | assigned LW Ross Johnston to Bridgeport (AHL).
Apr 10, 2016 Recalled New York Islanders | recalled LW Ross Johnston from Bridgeport (AHL).
Mar 31, 2015 New York Islanders | signed LW Ross Johnston to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 29, 2014 New York Islanders | Released LW Ross Johnston.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Ross Johnston
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New York Islanders New York Islanders logo 3 0 0 0 -1 0 25 59.40 7.80 54.30 12.00
Ross Johnston Stats by Elite Prospects Ross Johnston Advanced Stats by
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
2007-2008 Sherwood Falcons Bantam AAA PEI U15 24 11 10 21 50 Playoffs 12 8 7 15 0
2008-2009 Sherwood Falcons Bantam AAA PEI U15 28 12 13 25 68 Playoffs 8 4 2 6 0
2009-2010 Charlottetown Knights U18 AAA NBPEIMU18HL 24 2 9 11 68 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Charlottetown Knights U18 AAA NBPEIMU18HL 34 20 37 57 109 Playoffs 5 5 3 8 0
2010-2011 Summerside Western Capitals MJAHL 2 2 1 3 4
2011-2012 Summerside Western Capitals MJAHL 23 12 17 29 55
2011-2012 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 38 2 5 7 55 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 53 12 15 27 96 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 60 10 15 25 139 Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0
2014-2015 Charlottetown Islanders QMJHL 44 18 14 32 124 Playoffs 10 4 7 11 0
2014-2015 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 39 1 3 4 79
2015-2016 Kansas City Mavericks ECHL 13 4 7 11 23 Playoffs 5 3 1 4 0
2015-2016 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 0 4 15 6.70 -44.89 25.29 -17.09 0.00 0.00
2016-2017 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 62 8 7 15 135
2017-2018 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 38 3 8 11 113
2017-2018 New York Islanders NHL 24 3 3 6 62 222 50.00 40.03 -5.65 40.57 -6.69 0.81 1.62
2018-2019 New York Islanders NHL 17 1 3 4 23 133 63.64 54.73 3.09 49.19 1.78 0.45 1.80
2019-2020 New York Islanders NHL 32 3 1 4 78 254 53.30 45.80 -4.90 41.20 -5.70 0.71 0.94 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 New York Islanders NHL 12 0 1 1 35 105 20.00 44.00 -7.80 39.80 -7.80 0.57
2021-2022 New York Islanders NHL 3 0 0 0 0 25 59.40 7.80 54.30 12.00
Ross Johnston Stats by Elite Prospects | Ross Johnston Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date October 26, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Doug Shepherd
Standard Contract | 4 Years $4,400,000 1.35% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cap Hit $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
UFA
AAV $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Minors Salary $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date July 9, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Doug Shepherd
Standard Contract | 4 Years $4,000,000 1.26% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date March 31, 2015
Agent Justin Duberman
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,000,001 0.93% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $666,667 $666,667 $666,667
RFA
AAV $666,667 $666,667 $666,667
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $600,000 $650,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $20,000 $20,000 $10,000
Total Salary $620,000 $670,000 $710,000
Minors Salary $60,000 $60,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year