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Former Spokane Chief and current Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson joined SWX on Tuesday. Former Spokane Chief and current Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson joined SWX on Tuesday.
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Former Spokane Chiefs star and current Tampa Bay Lightning rookie center, Tyler Johnson, joined Michelle Dapper in the SWX Studio as a guest anchor on SWX Tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 11. 

Johnson is currently second in the NHL among rookies in scoring with 37 points (17 goals, 20 assists) and is among contention for the Calder Memorial Trophy (NHL Rookie of the Year). 

Johnson scored 128 goals and had 154 assists in his four seasons (2007-'11) with the Chiefs, he also added 20 goals and 18 assists in 54 career playoff games. The Lightning's No. 9 also was part of the Spokane squad that won the Ed Chynoweth (WHL Champions) and Memorial (CHL Champions) Cup's in the 2007-'08 season. 

Above are videos from Johnson's visit, along with an in-depth SWX exclusive interview about his past, present and future as a player.
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