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Due to injury Ryan Miller obtained during the third period on Dec. 9th against the Devils the Anaheim Ducks have claimed goaltender Chad Johnson off waivers from the St. Louis Blues.
Johnson, 32 (6/10/86), has posted an 80-67-15 record with eight shutouts, a 2.69 goals against average (GAA) and .909 save percentage (SV%) in 183 career NHL games with the New York Rangers (2009-11), Phoenix Coyotes (2012-13), Boston Bruins (2013-14), New York Islanders (2014-15), Buffalo Sabres (2015-16, 2017-18), Calgary Flames (2016-17) and St. Louis (2018-19).
Johnson was selected by Pittsburgh in the fifth round (125th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft, Johnson went 2-6-0 with a 3.54 GAA and .884 SV% in 10 games with the Blues this season. The 6-3, 197-pound netminder stopped 38 of 39 shots for his first victory of the season on November 6 vs. Carolina and posted his eighth career shutout with 33 saves on November 9 vs. San Jose.
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