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Sabres sign Marcus Johansson to two-year contract

Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 11:29:27-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Sabres signed forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year contract Saturday, the contract has an AAV of $4.5 million.

Johansson who started the 2018-19 season with the New Jersey Devils was traded to the Boston Bruins just before the NHL's trade deadline.

He recorded 13 goals and 17 assists for 30 points in 58 games between New Jersey and Boston, and four goals and seven assists for 11 points in 22 playoff games during the Bruins' run to the Stanley Cup Final.

The Swedish forward was a first round pick in the 2009 NHL Draft by the Washington Capitals and has appeared in the playoffs in all but one of his nine NHL seasons.

Johansson has recorded 334 points in 588 games as well as 41 points in 94 playoff games.