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Johnson (undisclosed) is day-to-day but expected to play in the season opener.

Johnson missed Monday’s practice with the undisclosed injury that he suffered in Saturday’s preseason game, but head coach Jon Cooper is “hopeful” that he will play on Thursday. Monitor Johnson’s status over the next few days, but the sudden return of Brayden Point decreases Johnson’s fantasy value.

Source: Caley Chelios 09/30/19, 2:16 pm EST

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Johnson is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Johnson was forced to leave Thursday’s game vs. the Maple Leafs with a lower-body injury that will likely keep him out of the lineup on Saturday. Alex Killorn moved up to the second line with Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov with Johnson held off of the ice on Friday.

Source: Joe Smith 01/18/19, 4:48 pm EST

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Johnson (upper-body) is expected to make his season debut on Thursday.

Johnson missed the Lightning’s season opener vs. the Panthers last Saturday but will play on Thursday barring a setback in the morning skate. Johnson is expected to skate on the Lightning’s second line with Yanni Gourde and Brayden Point and should see some time on the power-play as well.

Source: Bryan Burns 10/10/18, 12:43 pm EST

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Johnson (upper-body) will not play on Saturday.

Johnson was originally listed as questionable for Saturday's game, but will not play in the Lightning's season opener. Johnson has been practicing, so he figures to be back next week. With Johnson sidelined, Cory Conacher will play on the fourth line and Mathieu Joseph will be bumped to the third line.

Source: Bryan Burns 10/6/18, 11:24 am EST

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Johnson (upper-body) practiced for the second-straight day; remains questionable for Saturday.

Johnson has been battling an upper-body injury and remains questionable for tomorrow’s season opener despite practicing on both Thursday and Friday. If Johnson is unable to play, Mathieu Joseph is expected to take his spot on the Lightning’s third line.

Source: Bryan Burns 10/5/18, 11:33 am EST

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Johnson (undisclosed) “should be in” Wednesday vs. the Sabres.

Johnson was banged up late in the Lightning shootout win over the Maple Leafs on Monday. Johnson took part in the morning skate and was on a line with J.T. Miller and Chris Kunitz and is expected to be in tonight. Johnson has two goals and one assist during a three-game point streak.

Source: Bryan Burns 02/28/18, 11:39 am EST

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Johnson (illness) is expected to be back in the Lightning lineup on Thursday.

Johnson missed Tuesday’s game in Vegas with an illness but was back on the ice this morning for the gameday skate and is expected to play vs. Ottawa. Johnson has been great as of late, picking up four goals and eight assists (12 points) in his last seven games.

Source: Bryan Burns 12/21/17, 6:57 am EST

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Johnson (lower-body) took part in the morning skate but won’t play on Thursday.

Johnson is nearing a return to the Lightning lineup, but it won’t be against the Red Wings tonight. Johnson ditched his non-contact sweater this morning, which is a big step forward, so monitor his status prior to Saturday’s game vs. the Canadiens.

Source: @TBLightning 03/30/17, 7:46 am EST

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