Friday Five: Get to know Ryan Johansen

Friday, 01.24.2014 / 7:00 AM ET / News
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Friday Five: Get to know Ryan Johansen
This week\'s edition of the \"Friday 5\" features five things you may not know about Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen.

Hockey Idol? Joe Thornton.

There are definitely similarities between Thornton and Johansen: they're both big-bodied centers who control the puck and make plays, they both wear No. 19, and they're both pretty good in the face-off circle. As a youngster growing up in Port Moody, B.C., Johansen watched as many of Thornton's games as he could and tried to model his game after his boyhood idol.


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