The Maple Leafs have signed Andreas Johnsson to a four-year, $13.6M ($3.4M AAV) contract extension.
The Maple Leafs have found a seventh-round gem in Johnsson. The 24-year-old had 20 goals and 23 assists (43 points) in 73 games during his first full NHL season. Johnsson also added one goal and three assists in seven playoff games and should be locked into a top-6 role on a line with Auston Matthews in 2020.
Johnsson (illness) will be a game-time decision for Monday's game against the Islanders.
Johnsson (lower-body) is expected to play Tuesday in St. Louis.
Johnsson missed Saturday’s game in Arizona after suffering an injury on a Brayden McNabb hit last Thursday. Johnsson is expected to replace Tyler Ennis in the lineup and skate on the third line. Johnsson has registered five goals and four assists (nine points) in his last six games.
Johnsson is day-to-day with a leg injury; will not play on Saturday.
Johnson was forced to leave Thursday’s game in Vegas, after scoring a goal in just 5:32 TOI, due to a leg injury and it will keep him out of Saturday’s game in Arizona. Connor Brown will replace him on the Maple Leafs’ third line and Tyler Ennis will replace him in the lineup.
Johnsson will be back in the Maple Leafs lineup on Saturday.
Johnsson is expected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Johnsson has not picked up a point while averaging just 8:26 TOI/GM in the first three games of the season. Tonight he will be replaced by Frederik Gauthier as the Maple Leafs try to add some size to their lineup vs. the Stars.
The Maple Leafs re-signed Andreas Johnsson to a one-year, two-way deal worth $787.5K deal.
Johnsson will be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
The Maple Leafs have recalled Andreas Johnsson from Toronto (AHL).
Johnsson, 23, was a seventh round pick in 2013 and could make his NHL debut on Wednesday. Johnsson has ripped up the AHL this season, leading the Marlies with 54 points (26G / 28A) in 54 games this season.