Express Get Defenseman Steven DelisleNovember 2, 2011 - ECHL (ECHL) Chicago Express
Delisle, 21, has played in six games with Springfield this season, picking up eight PIM. The 6-6, 210 pound defenseman began his pro career with the Fort Wayne Komets (Central Hockey League),where an injury limited him to six games. Before turning pro, Delisle skated four seasons in the QMJHL all for the Gatineau Olympiques. The Levis, Quebec, native played in 253 games, scoring 100 points (17g, 83a), and adding 309 PIM. He led Gatineau with 94 PIM in 2008-09. Delisle was drafted by the Blue Jackets in the fourth round, number 107 overall, in the 2008 NHL draft.
Johnson has played in all five games for the Express this season, totaling three points on one goal and two assists. He scored the game winning goal while shorthanded on Saturday as the Express defeated Toledo 2-0. Johnson skated with Springfield during American Hockey League training camp this season, and has played in 76 AHL games with Milwaukee, Rochester, Hershey, Binghamton, and Manchester. Johnson has three goals, five assists and 84 PIM in his AHL career.
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