Tom Johnson (lacrosse)

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Tom Johnson
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1985-11-18) November 18, 1985 (age 31)
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Position Forward
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 205 pounds (93 kg)
NLL team Edmonton Rush
Nationality Canada
NLL Draft 7th overall, 2007
San Jose Stealth
Pro career 2007present

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).

NLL career[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
2008 San Jose 8 8 7 15 18 2 1 1 1 2 2 0
2009 San Jose 14 20 13 33 64 33 2 2 1 3 8 0
2010 Washington 7 9 8 17 18 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Washington 12 10 8 18 32 11 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 Edmonton 14 14 13 17 30 10 3 3 0 3 5 7
NLL Totals 55 61 49 110 162 31 7 6 2 8 15 7

References[edit]

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