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Wichita re-signs Johnson

Wednesday, July 13th
Action photo of Carter Johnson of the Wichita Thunder

WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers and American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors, announced that forward Carter Johnson has been re-signed for the 2022-23 season. 

Johnson turned pro last season. He finished with 45 points (16g-29a) in 69 games for the Thunder, ranking fourth on the team in points and assists. 

Prior to turning pro, Johnson played a four-year career at Miami University where he tallied 13 points (5g-8a) in 92 games for the Redhawks. 

The 26-year-old played one season for the North American Hockey League's Corpus Christi Ice Rays, where he notched 37 points (16g-21a) in 59 games during the 2016-17 campaign.

Johnson has quite the hockey lineage. His uncle, Jeff Leiter, played for the Thunder while his grandfather, Bob Leiter, played in the NHL for the Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins and Atlanta Flames.

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