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Johnson will return to the Avalanche lineup after serving his two-game suspension.

Johnson missed Monday’s game vs. the Penguins and Thursday’s game in Los Angeles after being suspended for boarding Vladislav Namestnikov last Saturday. Johnson is expected to be paired with Nikita Zadorov tonight and returns to the lineup with 12 points (4G / 8A) and leads all Colorado defensemen with 92 shots and 68 blocked shots in 32 games.

Source: Mike Chambers 12/23/17, 4:18 am EST

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Johnson (leg) will return to the Avalanche lineup on Saturday.

Johnson has been sidelined since December 3rd and will miss Thursday’s game in Nashville, but says he’ll be ready to play on Saturday vs. the Sabres. It has been a lost season for the Sabres, but Johnson has played well in his limited action. He scored one goal with 10 assists while averaging 2.04 shots per game in 23 games earlier in the season.

Source: Rick Sadowski 02/22/17, 10:54 am EST

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Johnson will miss 6-8 weeks with a broken fibula.

Johnson sustained a broken fibula during Colorado’s loss to the Stars on Saturday. The Avalanche are already struggling and losing their top defenseman, who logs 22-plus minutes per night for at least six weeks is going to cripple them. With Johnson out, the Avalanche have recalled Cody Goloubef from San Antonio (AHL).

Source: Mike Chambers 12/5/16, 5:15 am EST

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Johnson (knee) is expected to return on the Avs’ upcoming five-game road trip.

Johnson has been out for just over seven weeks and he won’t play tomorrow, but next Thursday the Avalanche start a five-game road-trip and they are expected to get Johnson back at some point during that roady. Johnson had 23 points (12G / 11A) in 47 games before getting injured.

Source: @Avalanche 03/13/15, 9:59 am EST

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