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Wild's Marcus Johansson: Signs two-year extension
Johansson signed a two-year, $4 million contract extension with the Wild on Tuesday.
Johansson spent most of the 2022-23 campaign with Washington, picking up 13 goals and 28 points through 60 contests before being traded to Minnesota at the deadline, where he was excellent down the stretch, racking up six goals and 18 points through 20 regular-season contests along with two goals through six playoff appearances. Johansson probably won't be able to maintain that offensive pace with the Wild in 2023-24, but he should remain a solid middle-six contributor for the team over the next two seasons.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Contributes game-winning goal
Johansson tallied a goal in the Wild's 5-1 win over Dallas in Game 3 on Friday.
Johansson's marker put Minnesota up 2-0 early in the second period, and it proved to be the game-winner. He's found the back of the net in two straight games and has four goals and seven points over his last seven outings. Johansson contributed 19 goals and 46 points in 80 regular-season contests.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Strikes on power play
Johansson scored a power-play goal and went minus-3 in Wednesday's 7-3 loss to the Stars in Game 2.
Johansson helped spark a push from the Wild in the middle of the second period, but they went into the second intermission down 6-3 after giving back their progress. The 32-year-old had 18 points, including five on the power play, in 20 games after he was traded from the Capitals to the Wild. He's been a great fit on the second line and should also be a factor with the man advantage throughout the Wild's playoff run.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Skating at practice Saturday
Johansson (upper body) was in a regular jersey at practice Saturday, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Johansson was practicing with Matthew Boldy and Frederick Gaudreau. The veteran forward said after practice that he isn't limited at all and is able to play at his usual level. Johansson excelled after being acquired by the Wild, scoring six times and picking up 18 points in 20 games since his trade from Washington. He managed 13 goals and 15 assists in 60 games with the Capitals this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Hopes to return for playoffs
Johansson (upper body) won't play Thursday versus Nashville, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Coach Dean Evason said that Johansson is "sore as hell" from being "cheap shotted" by Neal Pionk on Tuesday. Evason said he is hopeful that Johansson will be well enough to return for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs next week. Johansson will end the regular season with 19 goals and 27 assists in 80 games, including six tallies and 18 points in 20 games with the Wild.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: No update after late exit
Johansson (upper body) left Tuesday's game versus the Jets, but there was no update on his status after the contest, Jessi Pierce of NHL.com reports.
Johansson was checked in the midsection by Neal Pionk on the third period, which sent the Wild forward to the locker room. It's unclear if Johansson will play Thursday in Nashville -- the Wild may not be able to move out of the third seed in the Central Division, so they may choose to be cautious with their injured players.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Leads Wild to victory Monday
Johansson contributed two goals and an assist in Minnesota's 4-2 victory over Chicago on Monday.
With the Wild down 2-1 late in the third period, Johansson took over, netting the next two goals, including the game-winner. His first tally was a shorthanded goal. He's on a roll with four markers and eight points over his last seven appearances. Overall in 2022-23, Johansson has 19 goals and 45 points in 79 outings between the Wild and the Capitals.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Scores lone goal
Johansson scored a goal on one shot in the Wild's 4-1 loss to the Penguins on Thursday.
Johansson scored on a shot that deflected off Brian Dumoulin's skate and into the net. This gives Johansson points in back-to-back games and four in his last five games with five points in that span. On the season, the former Capital has 17 goals and 42 points in 77 games.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Opens scoring in win
Johansson scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Avalanche.
Johansson tallied at 3:24 of the first period to open the scoring. The 32-year-old has been excellent on the Wild's second line lately with three goals and eight helpers over his last 10 games. The forward is up to 16 tallies, 40 points, 122 shots on net and a plus-5 rating through 74 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Provides two helpers Monday
Johansson registered two assists in Minnesota's 5-1 victory over Seattle on Monday.
Johansson's second helper was recorded while the Wild had the man advantage. He's on a five-game goal-scoring drought, but he does have five assists in that span. Through 73 contests in 2022-23, Johansson has 15 goals and 39 points, including 16 power-play points.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Two points in Saturday's loss
Johansson scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Bruins.
He opened the scoring midway through the first period, but Boston dominated the rest of the way. Johansson has begun to find a groove in a Wild jersey after being acquired at the trade deadline, and over the last seven games the 32-year-old has two goals and six points, helping to cover for the absence of Kirill Kaprizov (lower body).... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Puts up assist
Johansson provided an assist in Wednesday's 8-5 win over the Blues.
Johansson has a goal and three helpers over his last seven contests since he started his second stint with the Wild. The 32-year-old winger set up John Klingberg's first goal with the team at 4:54 of the second period. Johansson is up to 14 tallies, 18 assists, 107 shots on net and a minus-1 rating through 67 games between the Capitals and the Wild this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Collects two points in win
Johansson scored a goal on two shots, dished a power-play assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Johansson set up a Frederick Gaudreau goal late in the second period before scoring one of his own early in the third. Through five contests since rejoining the Wild at the trade deadline, Johansson has a goal, two helpers, 11 shots on net and a plus-3 rating. The 32-year-old Swede is up to 31 points, 106 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating through 65 outings between the Wild and the Capitals this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Picks up helper
Johansson notched an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Flames.
Johansson deflected a Matthew Boldy shot, which Joel Eriksson Ek then tipped in for the opening goal. This was Johansson's first point through two games in his second stint with the Wild -- he previously played for Minnesota in the 2020-21 campaign. The 32-year-old winger has 29 points, 101 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 62 outings between the Capitals and the Wild this season. He should be good for a middle-six role as a veteran depth scorer.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Good to play Thursday
Johansson (illness) will play Thursday against Vancouver, per Joe Smith of The Athletic.
Johansson, who was acquired by Minnesota from Washington on Tuesday, is set to play for the first time since Feb. 23. He had 13 goals and 28 points in 60 contests while averaging 16:05 of ice time during his tenure with the Capitals this season. Johansson is projected to skate on the second line alongside Matthew Boldy and Joel Eriksson Ek on Thursday. Mason Shaw, who has played in Minnesota's last 10 contests, might serve as a healthy scratch.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marcus Johansson: Dealt to Minnesota
Johansson (illness) was traded from Washington to Minnesota in exchange for a 2024 third-round pick Tuesday, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Johansson has drawn into 60 games with the Capitals this season, picking up 13 goals, 28 points and 95 shots on net over that span. He'll likely fill a middle-six role for the Wild, and he could see some second unit power-play time with his new squad as well. Per Joe Smith of The Athletic, Johansson is expected to be available for Thursday's game in Vancouver.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Marcus Johansson: Out again Sunday
Johansson (illness) won't play Sunday against the Sabres, per Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site.
Johansson will miss a second game while recovering from an illness. The 31-year-old forward has 13 goals and 15 assists in 60 games this season. Recently acquired Craig Smith will likely take Johansson's spot on the Caps' second line, alongside Nicklas Backstrom and Conor Sheary.... See More ... See Less
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