SABRES SIGN JOHANSSON TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 31, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed goaltender Jonas Johansson to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Johansson (6’4”, 205 lbs., 9/19/1995) appeared in seven games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) at the end of the 2016-17 season, compiling a 3-3-1 record with a 2.85 goals-against average.

Buffalo’s third-round pick (61st overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft, Johansson spent three seasons with Almtuna of Sweden’s second professional league prior to joining the Americans last season. In those three seasons, Johansson registered a 47-38 record with a 2.36 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage. Dating back to 2013-14, he has also appeared in eight games in Sweden’s top professional league for Brynäs (SHL).

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