Defenseman Luke Johnson is this weeks’ JuniorHockey.Com’s USHL Player of the Week. Following in the footsteps of JuniorHockey.com’s previous player of the week: Martin Pospisil, Luke Johnson is a Sioux City Musketeer who put up some impressive numbers this past week. Johnson can be credited for six points over the course of the three games he played in. The Sioux City Captain had five assists and a goal. Two of the games were one goal affairs with the Sioux Falls Stampede. One of Luke’s assists found its way to Bobby Brink (in overtime) to give the Muskies another victory. With 11 points (2G, 9A) on the season, Johnson maintains the most points among all USHL defenseman.
Luke Johnson (19) hails from Edina, MN. Luke’s youth hockey was spent mostly with Edina High and the Minnesota Blades. In 2017 he broke into the Juniors playing with the Minot Minotauros in the NAHL. As a young Minotauro he played in the final two games of the regular season and three games in the playoffs. In 2019, Johnson has committed to skate for the Providence College Friars.
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