Islanders sign forward Ross Johnston to a four-year contract extension

New York Islanders left wing Ross Johnston (32) skates with the puck next to Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz (2) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Washington (Nick Wass/AP).

The New York Islanders have signed forward Ross Johnston to a four-year contract extension.

The new contract has an average annual value of $1.1 million, according to the New York Post's Mollie Walker.

 

In 87 career games with the Islanders, Johnston has 15 points (seven goals, eight assists).

The Islanders signed Johnston when he was playing junior in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2014-15. Johnston played in the American Hockey League with Bridgeport, where he recorded 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) in 141 games.

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