Lightning Re-Sign Johnson

Credit: NHL

 Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning made Tyler Johnson a richer man by giving him a seven-year deal worth $35MM that will keep him in Channelside, announced by vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman. 

 Johnson had a good year, as usual. He posted 45 points that comes out to 19 goals and 26 assists. In 66 games, he averaged a total ice time of 18:49, which was the third highest among forwards for the Bolts. 

 In addition, he also led the Lightning for face-off wins (583) and face-offs taken (1,122).

 Finally, Johnson will be a big part in this team’s future for a long time and especially when it comes for making a run in the Stanley Cup.

 Note: The 26-year old is a clutch player by appearing in 47 career NHL postseason games, registering 21 goals and 42 points. 

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