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Lightning C Tyler Johnson out of game after playing 1 first-period shift at Capitals

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WASHINGTON - Tampa Bay Lightning centre Tyler Johnson left after the first period of a game Friday at the Washington Capitals and will not return.

The team did not provide a reason for his departure.

Johnson played only one first-period shift in his second game back from an upper-body injury that sidelined him for three games.

He has four goals and seven assists in 21 games this season.

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