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BREAKING: Top-5 Overall Pick Suffers Season Ending Injury

Published March 3, 2024 at 5:31 PM
BY SAMER

In breaking news, the Columbus Blue Jackets received some unfortunate news Sunday evening announcing a season ending injury for one of their promising young forwards.

Blue Jackets Lose Kent Johnson For The Rest Of The Season



Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets official site reports that Johnson will have surgery for a torn labrum, forcing him to sit out the remainder of the 2023-24 season.

#CBJ NEWS:
➡️ Kent Johnson to IR. Has a torn labrum in his shoulder and will have surgery this week. Will miss rest of season.
➡️ Jet Greaves added on emergency recall because
➡️ Elvis Merzlikins is day to day with an upper body injury





This season, Johnson scored six goals and 16 points in 42 NHL games. He also contributed 15 points in 10 games with AHL Cleveland. The 21-year-old will focus on recovery during the offseason, with further updates on his status expected later in the summer regarding his availability for training camp.



We wish the talented youngster a speedy recovery.
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