ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Newfoundland Growlers, ECHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced today that forward Isaac Johnson has been assigned to the club by the Manitoba Moose (AHL).
Johnson, a 23-year-old Andover, Minnesota native, has played 14 regular season contests with the Growlers this season and scored eight goals and added 12 assists for 20 points. His hot start to the season earned him ECHL Player of the Month honours in October before he was recalled by Manitoba, since making seven appearances for the Moose.
In 39 appearances for Newfoundland during the 2021-22 season. He scored 15 goals, good for a share of fifth on the team in goals scored and added 11 assists for 26 points to finish off his regular season.
The third year pro also turned heads with a strong 2022 postseason, scoring three goals and adding six assists for nine points, including scoring the final goal in Game Seven of the North Division Finals that helped lift the Growlers over the Reading Royals.
Newfoundland return to action on Wednesday, January 25 as they visit the Cincinnati Cyclones for the first time ever.