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Blues' D Johnson tears knee ligaments in golf cart accident, done for year

Updated: September 23, 2008, 10:07 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Blues defenseman Erik Johnson, the No. 1 pick in the 2006 draft, tore two ligaments in his right knee during a recent golf outing and is expected to miss the entire season but recover fully.

"In our business you get a few curveballs," team president John Davidson said Tuesday night before St. Louis played Dallas in a preseason game. "This is a pretty good curveball."

Johnson, 20, was injured during a team golf outing on Sept. 16 when his right foot got caught between ...

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