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BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 6, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year contract with an AAV of $4.5 million.
Johansson (6’1”, 205 lbs., 10/6/1990) split time between the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins in 2018-19, where he recorded 30 points (13+17) in 58 combined games. He added a career-high 11 points (4+7) in 22 playoff games for the Bruins during their Stanley Cup Final run.
A nine-year NHL veteran, Johansson has recorded 334 points (120+214) in 588 career games and added 41 points (13+28) in 94 career playoff contests. He has appeared in the playoffs in all but one of his NHL seasons since being drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round (24th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft.
Internationally, Johansson has represented his country in three major tournaments. The Landskrona, Sweden native captained his country to a bronze medal at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship after being a member of the squad that took home a silver medal at the 2009 World Juniors. He also played for Team Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
- With two goals, Evander Kane has six points (4+2) in his first three games this season, including at least a point in all three games.
- Kane finished the game tied for second in the NHL in goals (4), tied for third in points (6) and leading the league in shots on goal (26).
- With today’s loss, the Sabres have gone winless in five straight games against the Devils for the first time since the team went 0-2-3 at home against New Jersey from Feb. 12, 2002 to Dec. 19, 2003
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Sabres head coach Phil Housley
Sabres forward Evander Kane
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly
Sabres defenseman Nathan Beaulieu
Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson
Devils head coach John Hynes
Devils forward Marcus Johansson
Devils forward Jesper Bratt
Devils goaltender Cory Schneider