Tom Johnson (lacrosse)

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Tom Johnson
Born (1985-11-18) November 18, 1985 (age 37)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight205 pounds (93 kg)
PositionForward
NLL draft7th overall, 2007
San Jose Stealth
NLL team Edmonton Rush
Pro career 2007

Tom Johnson (born November 18, 1985, in Vancouver, British Columbia), is a professional lacrosse forward for the Edmonton Rush of the National Lacrosse League and the Burnaby Lakers of the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA).

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NLL career

Johnson was elected in the first round (seventh overall) in the 2007 National Lacrosse League entry draft out of Bellarmine University. [1]

2008 Season: Johnson played in eight regular season games in his rookie season scoring eight goals and adding seven assists for 15 points. He was named NLL Rookie of the Week for his five-point performance (two goals, three assists) in a 14–6 win over Edmonton on April 11. He scored a goal and added an assist against Portland in the first round of the playoffs.

2009 Season: He scored two goals and one assist in the season opening 12–10 loss to the Calgary Roughnecks on January 9.

WLA career

Johnson currently plays for the Maple Ridge Burrards of the WLA in the summer after being released from the Langley Thunder. He was awarded the Ed Bayley Trophy as the 2007 WLA Rookie of the Year in 2007 after scoring 27 goals and 27 assists for 54 points. Johnson was the Thunder's first round WLA draft pick out of the Junior A lacrosse Delta Islanders where he holds the all-time scoring record.

Statistics

NLL

  Regular Season Playoffs
SeasonTeamGPGAPtsLBPIMGPGAPtsLBPIM
2008San Jose88715182111220
2009San Jose142013336433221380
2010Washington79817184100000
2011Washington12108183211------------
2012Edmonton141413173010330357
NLL Totals556149110162317628157

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References

  1. "Tom Johnson" . Retrieved 2009-01-10.