Could Colorado Avalanche defensemanErik Johnson
be close to returning from his knee scoping procedure. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson had a season worthy of heavy metal lyrics, it was that epic, and that tragic.
Johnson played just 47 games in the 2014-15 season. In his seven-year career, he’s never played all the .games in a season. He would have in the 2013-14 season if then-Department of Player Safety chief player disciplinarian Brenden Shanahan hadn’t suspended him for two games.
EJ just hasn’t had the career he deserves, considering his immense talent and skill combined with his tremendous work ethic. Let’s look at how especially unfair last season was, as seen through the eyes of Iron Maiden.
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