Nick Johnson Claimed By Minnesota

Friday, September 30, 2011

According to Bob McKenzie on Twitter:
MIN claims Nick Johnson from PIT on waivers
I like the take from the Pensburgh, another Penguins blog I contribute to on SBNation. Johnson was easy for the Wild to take A look at because of familiarity with Chuck Fletcher and head coach Mike Yeo.

Hopefully this becomes a Chris Bourque situation where Minnesota doesn't like what they see and place Johnson back in waivers. That, in a nutshell, is the only way you'll see Nick Johnson in an AHL Penguins jersey.

Otherwise, good luck to Johnson on his NHL pursuit.

We'll have a preview of tomorrow's home preseason game against the Hershey Bears tomorrow afternoon, with live in-game updates on the Twitter side.


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