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Blue Jackets' Johnson to miss six months after shoulder surgery

Kent Johnson Columbus Blue Jackets Kent Johnson - The Canadian Press

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Kent Johnson underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to make a full recovery in six months. 

Johnson, 21, suffered the shoulder injury on Feb. 28 against the New York Rangers

The Port Moody, B.C., native has skated in 42 games for the Blue Jackets this season, scoring six goals and tallying 16 points. 

Johnson was drafted fifth overall by the Blue Jackets in 2021.