At some point during this past off-season, Johansen was hospitalized because of an accelerated heart rate, according to the Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline and Shawn Mitchell.
The phrasing is interesting in their report: particularly that it happened “at least once.”
Feel free to parse through the deeper details here, but things get a little fuzzier when you ponder how this may correlate to recent events.
The Blue Jackets star seems to be day-to-day at the moment, yet it’s difficult not to be a little worried about his future … both in the short and long-term.
Stay tuned on this troubling situation, which is yet another difficult headline for a Blue Jackets team swamped by tough breaks.