FA Frenzy: Islanders sign Chad Johnson
Today, at the opening of free-agency, the 28 year old goaltender signed a two-year, $2.6 million dollar deal with the New York Islanders.
Johnson had a spectacular season with the Bruins last year, posting a 17-4-3 record, with a .925 save percentage and a 2.10 goals against average. The Bruins, who appreciated Johnson's work, just couldn't afford to make a deal with Johnson due to cap space, especially with young prospect goaltender Niklas Svedberg, who just signed a one-year, $600,000 contract with the Bruins, on his way up to Beantown.
This news comes shortly after news that former Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhof has signed with Pittsburgh.
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