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39   Mike Johnson
Mike Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Goaltender

Birthdate:
08/19/1979


AS A JUNIOR IN 2000-2001:
Played in 16 games making 11 starts... Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the week following the Boston College series (2/23 & 2/24)... Set a new UMass Division I single-game saves record with 60 stops in the 3-3 tie at Boston College (2/23)... Posted a 2-7-3 record with a 3.81 goals against average... Had an .891 save percentage... Made 35 saves in the 5-4 overtime victory at UMass Lowell (11/3)... Had 33 saves in 2-2 overtime tie with Northeastern (1/27)... Had 28 saves in the 2-1 overtime victory at New Hampshire (3/2)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic team... Named to the Dean's list in the fall and spring.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1999-2000:
Made 10 appearances, starting eight games... Posted a then-career-high 35 saves in a 0-0 tie at Merrimack (1/22)... Allowed his first career goal against a non-conference opponent versus Vermont, ending his non-conference scoreless streak at 144:03... Made 23 saves in 3-3 tie with Vermont... Came in and made six saves in third period to preserve 7-4 win over UConn... Made 30 saves in 4-3 loss to Boston University (12/4)... Earned his first win of the season with a 30-save performance against Harvard in the consolation game of the Mariucci Classic in his native state of Minnesota... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall and spring for having a GPA above 3.0... Named to the Dean's List in the fall.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 1998-1999:
Made nine appearances, starting five times... Posted a shutout win in his first collegiate start, a 1-0 victory over Western Michigan (12/30)... Also recorded a shutout against Army (2/19) in his first start in the Mullins Center... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Jan. 4 following his shutout over Western Michigan... Allowed his first goal versus Providence (1/15)... Made 27 saves and allowed only two goals against UMass Lowell (2/12) in a 2-1 loss... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the spring semester for having a GPA above 3.0.

BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS:
Played for Tom Klein at Minnetonka... Posted a 3.25 GAA and a .935 save percentage as a senior and held career marks of 2.85 GAA and .945 save percentage... Minneapolis Star-Tribune first team All-Metro... Associated Press All-State honorable mention... All-Classic Lake Conference first team... Won his team's MVP and Most Respected awards as a senior... Also played baseball (catcher) at Minnetonka, posting a .610 batting average in his final season... Was a two-time All-Classic Lake Conference first team selection for baseball... Captain of both the baseball and hockey teams as a senior.

THE MIKE JOHNSON PERSONAL FILE:
Michael Russted Johnson... Son of Thomas and Denice Johnson... Born August 19, 1979 in Edina, Minn.... Economics major.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 4
    vs Dalhousie 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 10
    vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 17
    at Michigan State TBA
    Saturday, Oct 18
    at Michigan State TBA
    Friday, Oct 24
    at Northeastern 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston College 7:00 PM
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