Penguins re-sign forward Adam Johnson to one-year, $700K contract

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The Hershey Bears' Tyler Lewington moves the puck past the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' Adam Johnson during an AHL hockey game in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Christopher Dolan/The Citizens' Voice via AP)

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Adam Johnson to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Friday.

The deal carries an AAV of $700,000 in the NHL.

The 25-year-old put up 43 points in 67 games for the Penguins’ AHL affiliate last season. He made his NHL debut on March 21, appearing in six games and picking up two assists for Pittsburgh.

“Adam has definitely put the work in. He’s a great skater, and has worked extremely hard to get to another level of strength and conditioning, which certainly helped him in his second pro season,” said assistant general manager Bill Guerin in a press release.

“I think he proved not only to us but also to himself that he can play in the National Hockey League.”

July 12, 2019

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Adam Johnson
Centre
AGE: 25
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$700,000
TOTAL:
$700,000

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