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MARCUS JOHANSSON RUMORS

Marcus Johansson, Capitals agree to $3.75M, 1-year contract

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Forward Marcus Johansson avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $3.75 million, one-year contract with the Washington Capitals. The team announced that it re-signed Johansson on Friday. The 24-year-old Swede had a career-high 20 goals and 27 assists while appearing in all 82 games last season with Washington. A first-round draft pick of the Capitals in 2009, Johansson...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansson and the Capitals file their arbitration numbers

Marcus Johansson would like to be paid $4.75 million next season, and the Washington Capitals would like to see him paid just $3 million.Johansson, a restricted free agent, and the Capitals are preparing for Johansson's arbitration hearing on Wednesday.The two sides have yet to come to an agreement for Johansson's next contract, and may require a final arbitration ruling to settle...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals coach Barry Trotz bloodied by stick to head (Video)

Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz didn't let a stick to the head stop him from coaching during the first period of Thursday night's game in Philadelphia.Trotz was the victim of his own player's stick as Caps left winger Marcus Johansson was knocked over the boards by Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn. Johansson's stick went flying up and hit Trotz right in the forehead, opening...
Via Holdout Sports
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Barry Trotz takes a stick to the head

Coaching in the National Hockey League can be a dangerous job. Just ask Barry Trotz who took a stick to the head during the Capitals’ game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Trotz was bloodied by the stick which appeared to catch him between the eyebrows. Don’t be surprised if Trotz makes Marcus Johansson, the owner of the guilty stick, skate a few extra laps in practice. (H/T...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps' Marcus Johansson's season ends with UBI

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.Playing in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Swedes put Marcus Johansson in Henrik Sedin's spot

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 previously...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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