Thanks to the 79 readers who submitted ballots in this year’s ranking of Columbus Blue Jackets players under the age of 25. And now, the penultimate post.
#2 – Kent Johnson
2nd out of 45 eligible players
Writer Rank: 3rd
Reader Rank: 2nd
Highest Placement: 1st (12 votes)
Most Common Placement: 3rd (32 votes)
2022 Rank: 3rd
Birthdate: October 18, 2002
Birthplace: Port Moody, British Columbia
Weight: 168 lbs.
Acquired: 2021 1st Round Pick, 5th Overall
Following a brief stint with the Jackets after his sophomore season at Michigan, Kent Johnson returned to Columbus for his first full NHL season, and was spectacular.