Lightning sign Johnson to 7-year deal
Tyler Johnson is staying with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The free-agent forward signed a new seven-year, $35-million deal to remain with the Lightning, General Manager Steve Yzerman announced Monday.
The 26-year-old Johnson had 19 goals and 26 assists in 66 games last season. He was tied for third on the Lightning in goals and power-play goals (six), and fifth with 45 points. Overall, Johnson has totalled 89 goals, 122 assists and 102 penalty minutes in 308 career games over five seasons, all with Tampa Bay.
The Lightning missed the playoffs last season after reaching the Stanley Cup Final in 2015. .