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St. Louis Blues Brent Johnson
SLP2002042508- ST. LOUIS, April 25 (UPI) -- St. Louis Blues' goaltender Brent Johnson just gets a glove on a loose puck during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at the Savvis Center in St. Louis, April 13, 2002. Johnson beat the Chicago Blackhawks 1-0 in game four of the Stanley Cup playoffs on April 23, 2002, to become the first goalie in 57 years to post three consecutive shutouts in the playoffs. Johnson will be in goal when the Blues play the Blackhawks in Game four of their Western Conference quarterfinals series at the Savvis Center in St. Louis on April 25, 2002. mk/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Brent Johnson (born March 12, 1977) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Originally a draft pick of the Colorado Avalanche, he started his NHL career with the St. Louis Blues, where he played there until he was traded during the 2003–04 season to the Phoenix Coyotes. Johnson was signed by the Vancouver Canucks prior to the start of the 2005–06 season, but was soon claimed on waivers by the Capitals, where he played behind both Olaf Kölzig and José Théodore.

Johnson is the grandson of NHL Hall of Famer Sid Abel and the son of former NHL goaltender Bob Johnson. Brent Johnson was in goal for the Capitals on February 4, 2006 when they played against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning's goaltender for the game was John Grahame, the son of former NHL goaltender Ron Grahame. According to the Capitals, this game was the first occasion where two second-generation NHL goaltenders competed against each other.

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