ST. JOHN’S, NL (July 16, 2019) – The Newfoundland Growlers, Proud affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have re-signed defenseman Garrett Johnston to a one-year, ECHL contract.
Johnston, 24, appeared in 39 games last season with the Newfoundland Growlers where he picked up 19 points (4 goals, 17 assists) and recorded 10 penalty minutes. In the Kelly Cup Playoffs, the Winnipeg native skated in 23 games, recording 1 goal and 6 assists.
The 6'2" defenseman started the 2018-19 season with the Birmingham Bulls of the SPHL appearing in 21 games and tallying 12 points before earning a spot on the Newfoundland Growlers blueline and eventually winning the Kelly Cup.
2019-20 Season Tickets
Newfoundland Growlers 2019-20 season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.mileonecentre.com, in person at the Mile One Centre Box Office or by phone at 576-7657.
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