As if barely missing out on the playoffs wasn't painful enough, the Washington Capitals now have to endure injury added to insult.Centerman Marcus Johansson left The Capitals' win over the coasting Chicago Blackhawks in the second period on Friday night, the result of taking a Nicklas Backstrom drive off of his left hand during a Caps' power play and did not return...
Sweden has put Marcus Johansson in Henrik Sedin's spot for the Sochi Games.
The Swedes announced the roster move Friday.
Henrik Sedin was taken off the Olympic team Thursday because he has bruised ribs.
Johansson has seven goals and 36 points for the Washington Capitals, who will also be represented on Sweden's team by Nicklas Backstrom. Johansson has represented the Swedes...
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February 07, 2014
The Washington Capitals have re-signed restricted free agent center Marcus Johansson to a two-year, $4 million contract.
The Capitals announced Saturday that Johansson will earn $1.825 million next season and $2.175 million in 2014-15.
The 22-year-old Johansson had six goals and 16 assists in 34 games last season. He missed part of the season with a concussion but returned to play...
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September 07, 2013
You can put those trade rumors to rest.
The Capitals have re-signed center Marcus Johansson to a two-year $4 million contract general manager George McPhee announced today. Johansson will earn $1.825 million this season and $2.175 million in 2014-15 for a cap hit of $2 million.
Johansson 22 was a restricted free agent with no arbitration rights prior to the signing which comes...
Marcus Johansson has been resigned by the Capitals (courtesy of the Washington Post)
MJ 90 is back in a red jersey!
The Capitals and Johansson agreed to a 2 year/$4 million deal officially closing the book on an exciting offseason as training camp looms.
A native of Landskorona, Sweden, Johansson was drafted by the Capitals in the 1st round (24th overall) in the 2009 NHL
from Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington,
Another week is about to slip away without the 22-year-old Swede under contract.
Johansson is coming off a three-year entry level contract that paid him $900,000. He is believed to be seeking an extension in excess of the two-year, $4.5 million contract Carl Hagelin signed this summer with the Rangers.
After signing Mikhail Grabovski...
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When developing players, organizations often come to crossroads. Is this guy who we really thought he was? Do we want to build around him? Is he expendable, or an untouchable?
Among many fans and media, such has become of Marcus Johansson.
The 21-year-old Swedish center, who recently finished his second season in the NHL, has not been terrible in...
As the 2011-12 season has come to a close, the time has come to evaluate what it meant for the Capitals, both as a team and as individuals. As such, as the summer progresses, I will be writing a report card, or individual evaluation, for each player who played in 9 (~10%) of the team's games, or 4 playoff games. Next up is center Marcus Johansson, who finished his second NHL...
The Washington Capitals really took it to the Bruins offensively on Thursday night. But the Bruins didn't respond well, playing some sloppy defense at times. Capitals forward Marcus Johansson took advantage of the poor defensive effort, and more than made up for the absence of Nicklas Bakcstrom with a sweet goal late in the first period. Johansson's goal combined with some...
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