MARCUS JOHANSSON RUMORS

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brouwer and Johansson collide in bad way

The Washington Capitals are faced with a must win situation the rest of the season. If the team wins out, they may have an outside shot at a playoff berth. In tonight’s game against the St. Louis Blues, forwards Troy Brouwer and Marcus Johansson met between the blue line and center ice during the Capitals late first period power play. Let’s just say that Brouwer has a pretty...
Via DC Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansson grateful for late call to Olympics

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals re-sign Marcus Johansson

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  |  Discuss

Capitals resign Marcus Johansson, sign 1st rounder Burakowsky

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 MJ 90...
Via DC Sports-Kings
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson Still Without A Contract

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Offseason Evaluation: Marcus Johansson

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...
Via Rock the Red
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson Takes Advantage of Bruins Sloppy Defense to Score Goal (Video)

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...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

The Washington Capitals — Time To Throw In the Towel?

A little more than a week ago, an article entitled “The Washington Capitals — Hanging By A Thread” chronicled half a dozen reasons why the Capitals playoff chances were fading quickly.  Since that date, there’s been little, if any reason, to change that opinion.  There are certainly those who will argue that over the period since the 9th of March, the Capitals have a 3...
Via isportsweb.com
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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