Sabres sign forward Marcus Johansson to two-year contract

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Boston Bruins' Marcus Johansson (90) and Toronto Maple Leafs' Travis Dermott (23) vie for the puck during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

The Buffalo Sabres have agreed on a two-year, $9-million deal with forward Marcus Johansson, the team announced Saturday.

Johansson had 13 goals and 30 points in 58 games between the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins in 2018-19. The 28-year-old also had a career-high 11 playoff points in 22 games, reaching the Stanley Cup Final with the Bruins.

A native of Sweden, Johansson was a first-round pick, 24th overall, with the Washington Capitals in 2009.

July 6, 2019

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Marcus Johansson
Centre
AGE: 29
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$4.5 million
TOTAL:
$9 million

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