Washington Capitals sign Marcus Johansson to three-year deal

Wednesday July 20th, 2016

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The Washington Capitals have re-signed Marcus Johansson to a three-year, $13.75 million contract, the team announced Wednesday.

The forward will earn $4.25 million this upcoming season and $4.72 million the following two seasons.

Johansson was reportedly seeking $5.25 million per season. 

Johansson, 25, was selected in the first round of 2009 NHL draft by the Capitals. He registered 17 goals and 29 assists over 74 games with Washington last season.

Over the course of his career, Johansson has registered 78 goals and 154 assists.

Washington finished with the best record in the NHL this year, ultimately falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 

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