Friends, teammates, countrymen (no you don’t have to lend me your ears); these are just a few words to describe both Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson. What’s one word that’s missing from this Shakespearean-esque quotation? Bromance.
Yes I know it’s not in the traditional English language but it perfectly describes what the two Swedes did today on their way to their...
Marcus Johansson was in the Capitals locker room Thursday night, relishing a comeback victory over the Winnipeg Jets in which he set up two goals by Troy Brouwer, when he received the news that he would be an injury replacement for Henrik Sedin on the Swedish Olympic hockey team.
“It’s a great feeling,” Johansson said Friday. “It’s a dream come true. Playing for your...
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014
When the Swedish men's Olympic hockey team learned just days before the Olympics that it would be without the services of former NHL MVP Henrik Sedin, it was a tremendously damaging blow to the team's gold medal chances.
However, Sedin's rib injury left a void at the center position on the Swedes' roster, which they have announced that they will fill Marcus Johansson...
Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin was pulled from Olympic participation yesterday due to injury. Initial reports out of Sweden had Calgary Flames centre Mikael Backlund replacing Sedin; those reports were false. It will be Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals…Read more →The post Washington Capitals: Marcus Johansson named to Team Sweden appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
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...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013
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...
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...
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