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Marcus Johansson | Center | #90

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 209
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (24) / WAS
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Marcus Johansson scored a goal in Washington's 2-1 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 2.
It was Johansson's second goal of the 2016 playoffs. John Carlson and Evgeny Kuznetsov each registered an assist on Johansson's marker. Apr 30 - 11:38 PM

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Marcus Johansson had his second two assist night in a row Saturday.

That gives the Capitals forward four helpers in his first two games of the playoffs this season. Johansson had 16 goals and 48 points in the regular season so this mini-streak bodes well for every poolie who took him in their playoff pools.
Apr 17 - 9:53 AM

Marcus Johansson had two assists in a 2-0 victory over Philadelphia in Game 1 on Thursday.

Johansson has five goals and 17 points in 45 career playoff games. During the 2015-16 regular season he had 17 goals and 46 points in 74 contests.
Apr 15 - 11:24 AM

Marcus Johansson fired home two goals, but the Capitals fell to Pittsburgh 4-3 in overtime on Thursday night.

Johansson now has five points in his past two games and 46 points in 72 games this season.
Apr 8 - 12:19 AM

Marcus Johansson picked up a helper on each of Washington's three goals, however they still lost to the Islanders 4-3 in overtime.

Through 71 games this season Johansson now sits just a trio of points shy of matching his career high in points of 47. Now with 29 assists on the campaign, he's up to 154 in 416 career games as well.
Apr 6 - 12:21 AM

Marcus Johansson snapped his personal seven-game goal drought in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Chicago.

Now with 15 goals and 36 points this season Johansson is on pace for his third straight campaign with at least 40 points. Not too shabby for a "depth" scorer.
Feb 28 - 4:04 PM

Marcus Johansson took line rushes on the fourth line during the pregame warm-ups.

It looks like he will indeed return from an illness on Wednesday night, but he may not start on his regular line. Mike Richards appears to be staying on the third unit for now after he scored the game winner on Monday night.
Feb 24 - 6:50 PM

Marcus Johansson will probably play on Wednesday, according to coach Barry Trotz.

Trotz thought Johansson was probable to play on Monday too, but he ended up sitting out that game. Still, it's probably safe to activate him if you normally would.
Feb 24 - 5:23 PM

Marcus Johansson (illness) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Montreal.

He didn't practice on Tuesday after he sat out Monday's match because of the flu bug. "We sent him home after he came today," coach Barry Trotz said. "We'll see where he is tomorrow. He'll probably skate, and then we'll make that decision tomorrow."
Feb 23 - 5:34 PM

Marcus Johansson (illness) isn't on for the pregame warm-up.

He didn't skate in the morning either and it doesn't seem likely that he will play against Arizona. Johansson was listed as probable to play, but that doesn't appear as though that will be the case.
Feb 22 - 6:38 PM

Marcus Johansson didn't skate Monday morning because of an illness, but he is probable to play against Arizona.

"We kept him at home," coach Barry Trotz said. "We'll see. We expect him to show up tonight and be ready to go. He just felt a little under the weather this morning. We gave him some meds. We'll see how he is later today." If Johansson isn't able to play, Mike Richards will skate on the third line in his place. We'll keep Johansson active for now.
Feb 22 - 4:00 PM

Marcus Johansson scored a goal and two assists in Washington's 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators.

This was his first game back in the lineup after he missed the last four contests with an upper-body injury. Johansson picked up the primary assist on Tom Wilson's second period goal. He added a goal of his own in the third period to give Washington a 4-1 lead, and he assisted on Alex Ovechkin's empty net goal. The 25-year-old has 14 goals and 33 points in 45 games this season.
Feb 9 - 11:16 PM

Marcus Johansson (upper body) will get back into the lineup on Tuesday night.

He missed four games with an upper-body injury. Johansson has registered eight points in his last eight games. He will return to centering the third line and he could see time on the top power-play unit after he practiced there in the morning.
Feb 9 - 3:18 PM

Look for Marcus Johansson (upper body) to rejoin the Capitals this week.

Johansson was injured just before the All-Star break and has missed the last couple of weeks. He should be on the third line as Andre Burakovsky has replaced him on the second unit. Johansson will line up with Jason Chimera and Tom Wilson to give the Capitals yet another line capable of scoring. He has 13 goals and 30 points in 44 games with a plus-16 rating.
Feb 9 - 11:05 AM

Marcus Johansson, Stanislav Galiev, and Connor Carrick will each be scratched from Sunday's matinee with Philadelphia.

Johansson is still dealing with an upper body injury, while Galiev and Carrick have combined for just 17 games played this season. Galiev has 14 of those games, and he's been with the team all season.

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Marcus Johansson
4Mike Richards
5Michael Latta
6Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Andre Burakovsky
3Jason Chimera
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Sill
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
8Mike Weber
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Dan Ellis