Penguins sign defenceman Jack Johnson to 5-year contract

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Jack Johnson fires a shot on net. (Jamie Sabau/Getty)

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenceman Jack Johnson to a five-year contract worth $16.25 million.

The 31-year-old has played in the NHL for 13 years, splitting time between the Los Angeles Kings and Columbus Blue Jackets.

He was drafted by the Kings third overall in the 2005 NHL draft.

July 1, 2018

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Jack Johnson
Defence
AGE: 34

SIGNED BY
Pittsburgh Penguins
LENGTH
5 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT
$3.25 million
TOTAL
$16.25 million

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