Johnston will once again watch the game from the press box Tuesday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Although Johnston has been active the past two games for the Islanders, he's only averaging just over seven minutes of ice time.
Johnston didn't register a point but did have 17 penalty minutes in the Islanders 6-2 loss to the Rangers on Monday.
Johnston took 12 minutes in penalties at the end of the Islanders' 8-3 loss to the Predators on Tuesday.
Johnston has one point, a goal, in 12 games so far this season.
Johnston has one goal in eight games this season for the Islanders.
Johnston still hasn't played in a game this season.
Johnston finished the regular season with a goal, three assists, and a rating of plus-3 in 17 games.
Johnston has been a healthy scratch for the past seven games and only played 17 games this season.
Johnston will be a healthy scratch for the seventh straight game Friday when the Islanders taken on the Lightning, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.