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Rangers agree to terms with veteran D Johnson

The New York Rangers agreed to terms with free agent defenseman Jack Johnson on Friday.

TSN reported the deal was for one year and just over $1 million.

Johnson, 33, has skated in 937 games over 14 seasons with the Los Angeles Kings, Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins.

He tallied 11 points (three goals, eight assists) and 26 penalty minutes in 67 games with Pittsburgh in 2019-20, bringing his career totals to 302 points (70 goals, 232 assists) and 521 PIM.

He has recorded 100 or more blocks in nine different seasons and 100-plus hits in seven seasons. Johnson also has five goals and 16 assists in 30 Stanley Cup playoff games.

The Indianapolis native was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2005 draft.

–Field Level Media

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