Originally written June 07, 2012 on Rock the Red:
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 season and second with the Capitals on this past campaign. Season Summary: In his second professional season, Johansson was able to avoid the dreaded "sophomore slump," increasing his point total by 21.  His year got off to a sour start - a bad camp led to him being scratched on opening night - but once he got in the lineup, he produced at a steady offensive pace.  All told, the Swedish pivot played in 80 games, totaling 14 goals, 32 assists, a minus-five rating, and eight penalty minutes.  Despite these solid offensive totals, however, Johansson was terrible at possessing the puck, earning the s...
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