It took arbitration to get there, but Marcus Johansson is finally under contract with the Caps for next season.
After a longer than anticipated wait, the Washington Capitals re-signed Marcus Johansson on Friday to a one-year, $3.75 million contract based on the award set by an arbitrator.
One day after Braden Holtby and the Capitals went to arbitration, the two sides agreed to a five-year, $30.5 million deal.
At long last, it appears the Washington Capitals have a second line center, but are they missing one on the third line?
Marcus Johansson, his agent Marc Levine and the Capitals’ management staff -- along with a team of attorneys from both sides -- spent much of this morning stating their arbitration cases in Toront