Marcus Johansson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Johansson grateful for late call to Olympics

    CSN Washington "Marcus Johansson was in the Capitals locker room Thursday night, relishing a comeback victory over the Winnipeg Jets in which he set up two goals by Troy Brouwer, when he received the news that he would be an injury replacement for Henrik Sedin on the Swedish Olympic hockey team. “It’s a great..." February 08

  • Marcus Johansson replaces Henrik Sedin on Swedish Olympic hockey roster

    NBC Washington "When the Swedish men's Olympic hockey team learned just days before the Olympics that it would be without the services of former NHL MVP Henrik Sedin, it was a tremendously damaging blow to the team's gold medal chances. However, Sedin's rib injury left a void at the center position on the..." February 08

  • Marcus Johansson a natural fit with Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom

    Washington Post "Marcus Johansson appears to have reclaimed his spot on the Washington Capitals top line. Coach Adam Oates put the fleet-footed forward there in the third period Friday night, a decision that paid immediate dividends when Alex Ovechkin scored on his first shift, and Johansson was working the..." November 17

  • Oates: Johansson will begin season on top line

    CSN Washington "Like most Caps fans Adam Oates has been rolling forward lines through his head all summer long. On Saturday he made a few things clear. Barring injury newly re-signed Marcus Johansson will begin the season as a top-line left wing with center Nicklas Backstrom and right wing Alex..." September 08

  • Caps re-sign Johansson to 2-year deal

    CSN Washington "You can put those trade rumors to rest. The Capitals have re-signed center Marcus Johansson to a two-year $4 million contract general manager George McPhee announced today. Johansson will earn $1.825 million this season and $2.175 million in 2014-15 for a cap hit of $2 million. Johansson..." September 07

  • Caps, Johansson renew contract talks

    CSN Washington "Restricted free agent Marcus Johansson is expected to continue contract negotiations on Monday in hopes of finalizing an extension. After being sidelined by a concussion early last season, Johansson played well on a top line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, finishing with six goals and..." July 14

  • Johansson returns a different player

    CSN Washington "Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals sort through Sunday’s 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers: Finding his MoJo: Marcus Johansson returned to the lineup after missing 12 straight games with an apparent concussion. Johansson centered a third line with Joel Ward and Jason Chimera and..." March 11

  • Marcus Johansson returns to Caps' lineup; John Erskine out

    Washington Times "Marcus Johansson is back in the Washington Capitals’ lineup Sunday against the New York Rangers after missing 12 games with a concussion. Defenseman John Erskine is out with an apparently left hand or wrist injury. Johansson last played Feb. 7 at the Pittsburgh Penguins, though he wouldn’t..." March 10

  • Marcus Johansson misses Capitals practice

    Washington Post "Marcus Johansson was not on the ice for practice in Arlington Monday morning just two days after sitting out as a healthy scratch for the Capitals’ game against the Florida Panthers. According to the team, Johansson is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, but it’s unclear when the forward..." February 11

  • Marcus Johansson misses practice, won’t travel with Caps to Florida

    Washington Post "Marcus Johansson did not take part in Capitals practice because of an upper-body injury and will not travel with the team to Florida Monday afternoon, Coach Adam Oates said. Oates criticized the 22-year-old Swede’s play Saturday, the same day that Johansson was considered a healthy scratch for..." February 11

  • Johansson scratched against Panthers, Perreault and Erskine back in

    Washington Post "After playing the past two games among the top six forwards, it appears Marcus Johansson will be a healthy scratch tonight when the Capitals host the Florida Panthers at Verizon Center. Johansson, who recorded his first goal of the season on Feb. 5 against Toronto, has been inconsistent this..." February 09

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