• Bruins trade for Devils forward Marcus Johansson

    By: Tom Leyden


    BOSTON - The Bruins added veteran forward Marcus Johansson to their roster via trade with the New Jersey Devils in the final minutes before Monday's trade deadline.

    Johansson has appeared in 48 games with the Devils this season, scoring 12 goals with 15 assists.

    Originally selected by the Capitals in the first round of the 2009 draft, Johansson enjoyed his best season in the NHL in 2016-17, when he scored 24 goals with the Caps.

    Over his nine-year NHL career with New Jersey and Washington, Johansson has skated in 578 games, compiling 119 goals and 212 assists for 331 points. He has also added nine goals and 21 assists for 30 points in 72 career postseason games.

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