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Caps Trade Johansson to New Jersey

The Washington Capitals have acquired a second round (previously owned by Florida) and third round (previously owned by Toronto) picks from the New Jersey Devils in the 2018 NHL Draft in exchange for forward Marcus Johansson.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have acquired a second round (previously owned by Florida) and third round (previously owned by Toronto) picks from the New Jersey Devils in the 2018 NHL Draft in exchange for forward Marcus Johansson, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Johansson, 26, registered 58 points (24 goals, 34 assists) in 82 games with the Capitals last season. The 6'1", 209-pound forward has earned 290 points (102 goals, 188 assists) in 501 career NHL games with the Capitals. He was drafted by Washington in the first round, 24th overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft. 

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