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#90 Marcus Johansson - Center

  • POSITION: Center
  • HEIGHT: 6'1"
  • WEIGHT: 205
  • BIRTHPLACE: Landskrona, Sweden
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 10/06/90
  • AGE: 25

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Marcus Johansson BIO:


Collected an assist on 4/25 vs. OTT ... Recorded an assist on 4/23 vs. WPG ... Tallied an assist on 4/20 at MTL ... Scored a PPG on 4/16 vs. TOR ... Added an assist on 4/9 at MTL ...Registered 2a on 4/6 at FLA ... Added an assist on 4/4 vs. NYI ... Tallied 2 assists on 4/2 at CAR ... Collected 1g-1a on 3/31 at PHI ... Recorded an assist on 3/26 vs. NYI ... Recorded 2 assists on 3/22 at WPG ... Tallied a goal and an assist on 3/21 at WPG ... Registered the GWG and an assist on 3/17 vs. BUF ... Scored a goal on 3/16 at BOS ... Returned to the lineup and recorded an assist on 3/10 vs. NYR ... Scored first goal of the season on 2/5 vs. TOR.


Finished T-3rd on the team in points (46). 3rd on WSH in assists. Set career highs in games played (80), goals (14), assists (32) and points (46). Had 10 points (1g-9a) in his last 13 games. Registered a goal and an assist on 3/29 at BOS. Collected 2 assists on 3/19 at DET. Tallied 2 assists on 3/13 at NYI. Scored the GTG on 3/8 vs. TB. Had a goal and an assist on 2/25 at TOR. Tallied his 10th goal of the season on 1/18 at MTL. Scored twice on 1/9 at LA. Tallied an assist on the GWG on 12/15 at WPG. Tallied an assist on 11/4 at CAR. Added his 5th goal of the season on 10/29 at VAN. Scored his 4th goal of the season on 10/22 vs. DET. Scored his 3rd goal of the season, the GWG on the power play, on 10/18 vs. FLA. Scored his 2nd goal of the season, the eventual GWG, on 10/15 vs. OTT and was named Third Star. Scored a goal and recorded an assist in his first game of the season on 10/10 vs. TB and was named Second Star. Finished fourth among Capitals forwards in playoff ice time per game (19:35). Scored a goal on 4/19 vs. BOS. Tallied all three points in the ECQF vs. BOS.


2010-11: Made his NHL debut 10/8 at ATL. Was the youngest player on the Capitals’ roster. Scored first NHL goal 10/19 vs. BOS. Recorded first two NHL assists 11/26 vs. TB. Became the first Capitals rookie since Alex Ovechkin (2005-06) to score a SHG when he tallied on 2/6 vs. PIT. Six of his 13 goals were the Caps’ first of the game. Recorded points in five of seven games (2g-3a) from 2/14 to 2/26. Registered his second career multi-goal game, including the game-winner, on 3/15 at MTL and was named First Star. His best month was March when he tallied nine points (4g-5a) in 15 games. Took a career-high seven shots on goal in a 4-3 overtime win vs. CHI on 3/13. Had points in seven of the last 17 games (4g, 5a). Made his NHL playoff debut in Game 1 of ECQF vs. NYR. Tallied his first career playoff assist in Game 2 of ECQF. Scored his first two postseason goals, skated 26:27, had four shots and was a +3 in Game 4 2OT win of ECQF vs. NYR. Finished fifth among league rookies in playoff scoring with six points (2g-4a). 

2009-10: Doubled his offensive numbers in his second full season in the Swedish Elite League, posting 10 goals and 10 assists in 42 games with Farjestad. Tied for fourth on the team in goals and ranked sixth in assists. Was named captain of Sweden at the World Junior Championship and won a bronze medal. Tied for fifth on the team with six points (1g-5a) in fi ve games. 

2008-09: Helped Farjestad (SEL) to the regularseason and playoff championships, recording 10 points (5g-5a) in 45 games. Averaged a goal per game in brief stints in Sweden’s third division and junior ranks. Won a silver medal with Sweden’s World Junior Championship entry. 

2007-08: Split the season between Farjestad’s junior team and Skare BK.

International Career

Won two World Junior Championship medals with Sweden. 

2010: Captained Sweden to a bronze medal at the World Junior Championship, recording six points (1g-5a) in five games. 

2009: Scored two goals in six games and won a silver medal at the World Junior Championship.

NHL Transactions

Selected by Washington in the second round, 58th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft.


Enjoys golfing. Favorite athlete is Roger Federer. Favorite subject in school was English. Best hockey memory is winning the Swedish Elite League.

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