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Sabres sign Marcus Johansson

Buffalo acquires a forward to help up front

The Buffalo Sabres signed forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year deal, worth $4.5M each season. 

Johansson figures to fit in on Buffalo’s 2nd or 3rd line.

He has topped 20 goals in a season just once in his career, but has hit the 40-point mark five in five different seasons, including 58 in 2016-17. Johansson has played for the Washington Capitals, New Jersey Devils, and Boston Bruins, and has 334 points (120 goals, 214 assists) in 588 NHL games. 

It’s a short-term deal for a player who can immediately help out on offense. 

 

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