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CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Kent Johnson was, is, and will be brilliant

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
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 168 lbs.
Position: LW/C
Shoots: Left
Acquired: 2021 1st Round Pick, 5th Overall

2022-23 Season:

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.