The Hockey Club Lugano announces to have signed until the end of the season the canadian defenseman Ryan Johnston, born 14.02.1992 in Sudbury, Ontario.
Johnston (175 cm. x 82 kg., “right”) arrives from the Swedish team of Lulea, where he played 39 games (2 goals, 9 assists).
After having played in the NCAA with the Colgate University (110 games, 42 points) Johnston signed in 2015 a contract with the Montréal Canadiens.
With this prestigious franchise he played 10 games, making also 87 appearances with the AHL's farm team, the St. John’s Ice Caps (87 games, 30 points).