Johnsson traded to Devils by Maple Leafs


Andreas Johnsson was traded to the New Jersey Devils by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday for restricted free agent forward Joey Anderson.

Johnsson, a 25-year-old forward, has three seasons remaining on a four-year, $13.6 million contract ($3.4 million average annual value) he signed with Toronto on June 28, 2019. He scored 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) in 43 regular-season games and had no points in one postseason game.

Selected by Toronto in the seventh round (No. 202) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Johnsson has scored 67 points (30 goals, 37 assists) in 125 regular-season games with the Maple Leafs and six points (two goals, four assists) in 14 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Anderson was selected by the Devils in the third round (No. 73) of the 2016 NHL Draft. The 22-year-old has scored 13 points (eight goals, five assists) in 52 NHL games, including six (four goals, two assists) in 18 games last season, the last of a three-year, entry-level contract he signed April 15, 2018.

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