The other Johnson goes down
The Los Angeles Kings have placed defenseman Jack Johnson on the injured reserve list with a shoulder injury, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.Bad news for the Kings, who were using Johnson as their top minute-munching defenceman in the early going.
Johnson, 21, was injured in the first period of the Kings-San Jose Sharks game last night at STAPLES Center. He is expected to be out of action two to three months because of the injury.>> team release
Los Angeles claimed Kyle Quincey off of waivers from Detroit to help fill the void, ensuring they still have the youngest defence core in the league.