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Blackhawks Sign Magnus Johansson

by Chicago Blackhawks Press Release / Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Blackhawks have signed defenseman Magnus Johansson.

Johansson, 33, 5'11", 180 pound, left handed blueliner appeared in 52 games scoring eight goals and 28 assists for 36 points for Linkoping HC of the Swedish Elite League.

Johansson has spent the nine of the last 10 seasons playing in the Swedish Elite League splitting time between Vastra Frolunda HC Gotebo and Linkoping HC. In his nine seasons, Johansson appeared 440 games scoring 86 goals and 167 assists for 253 points and 226 penalty minutes. He also played in 54 playoff games recording 10 goals and 11 assists for 21 points and 56 penalty minutes.

Johansson also played one season (2003-04) for Langnau in the Swiss Elite League appearing in 48 games and notching four goals and 21 assists for 25 points with 36 penalty minutes.

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