Johansen was exposed to Seattle for Wednesday's Expansion Draft.
The Predators' opted not to include Johansen on their protected list, making the 28-year-old -- and his $8 million cap for the next four years -- available to the Kraken. His 22 points in 48 games last year suggest that he may not be a top target for the incoming franchise. Furthermore, Johansen's paltry seven power-play points despite an average of 2:44 of man-advantage time don't exactly sweeten things. Nashville teammate Matt Duchene was left off the protection list, as well.
Johansen scored a power-play goal on two shots and blocked two shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Game 6.
Johansen gave the Predators a 3-1 lead in the second period with his third tally of the playoffs. The 28-year-old added an assist, a minus-2 rating and 15 shots on net in the six-game series versus the Hurricanes. Johansen ended the campaign hot with eight points in his last 11 contests, but he posted only 22 points in 48 regular-season outings this year.
Johansen scored a goal on two shots and added a pair of blocks Sunday in a 4-3 double-overtime victory over the Hurricanes in Game 4.
Carolina netminder Alex Nedeljkovic couldn't smother a rebound with his glove and Johansen crashed the net to clean it up, giving the Predators a 2-1 lead less than five minutes into the second period. It was Johansen's second straight game with a goal, and he has contributed three points with 14 PIM and 10 shots in the series.
Johansen managed an assist, two shots on net, three hits and four PIM in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes in Game 1.
Johansen set up Filip Forsberg for the opening goal at 12:14 of the first period. The 28-year-old Johansen struggled with only 22 points in 48 regular-season games, his lowest output since he had 12 points in 40 contests in 2012-13, a lockout-shortened campaign. Despite the poor season, Johansen has remained in a top-six role for the Predators.
Johansen scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Monday's 5-0 win over the Hurricanes.
Johansen helped out on the first of Matt Duchene's goals Monday. In the second period, Johansen's power-play marker gave the Predators a 4-0 lead as they cruised to a win in the regular-season finale. The 28-year-old center had a rough year with only seven tallies, 21 points, 67 shots on net and 43 hits through 48 appearances. Johansen hadn't finished under 30 points in a campaign since the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season.
Johansen scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets.
Facing the team that selected him fourth overall in the 2010 draft, Johansen helped set up Filip Forsberg for the game's opening goal midway through the second period before lighting the lamp himself a few minutes later. Johansen mostly has had a sluggish season though, scoring only six goals and 20 points through 45 games.
Johansen scored a goal on two shots and added three hits in Friday's 3-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Johansen tallied at 6:33 of the second period, and Juuse Saros made sure to keep the Predators ahead the rest of the way. The 28-year-old Johansen has a modest three-game point streak, during which he has a goal and two assists. For the year, the center is up to just 18 points, 57 shots on net, 37 hits and a plus-1 rating through 41 appearances.
Johansen produced two assists, went plus-4 and won 15 of 22 faceoffs in Tuesday's 7-2 win over the Lightning.
Johansen set up tallies by Viktor Arvidsson and Rocco Grimaldi in the contest. The 28-year-old Johansen saw his goal drought extend to nine games, and he's posted just three assists in that time. He's at 15 points, 52 shots on net and a plus-1 rating in 36 appearances overall, falling short of the low scoring pace of last's year 36-point output in 68 games.
Johansen (undisclosed) will play in Saturday's game versus the Blackhawks, per the NHL's official media site.
Johansen has recorded 14 points through 30 games. He's expected to center the first line in Saturday's clash.
Johansen (undisclosed) missed some shifts in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Stars, Robby Stanley of NHL.com reports.
Johansen was never reported to have gone to the locker room during play, but apparently he was bothered by something. It doesn't seem like the 28-year-old center is battling anything major, but fantasy managers will want to check on his status before Saturday's game versus the Blackhawks.
Johansen tallied a goal on three shots and dished out a pair of hits in Saturday's 3-1 win over Chicago.
Johansen opened the scoring just over five minutes into the game, finding himself all alone in front and converting an Eeli Tolvanen centering feed. It was just the fourth goal of the season for Johansen, who has scored either 14 or 15 in each of the previous four seasons. It's been a disappointing season for the 28-year-old, but he's capable of helping fantasy managers down the stretch if he can produce a hot streak or two.
Johansen scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Stars.
Johansen got the Predators on the board in the first period, and he also set up Filip Forsberg's second-period tally. Sunday marked Johansen's first multi-point effort this season. The center has recorded three goals, 11 points, 36 shots on net and a minus-3 rating through 24 outings.
Johansen scored a goal on his only shot in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina.
Johansen got his stick on a Dante Fabbro point shot to give the Predators a 2-0 lead with 6:23 left in the second period. It was Johansen's second goal in the last four games after he had endured an uncharacteristic 14-game dry spell to start the season. Johansen started to find his offensive game at the end of February and has reached the scoresheet in four of his last five games.
Johansen scored a goal on three shots and was a dominant 16-5 (76.2 percent) on faceoffs in Thursday's 5-4 loss to Florida.
After going his first 14 games without a goal, Johansen finally got the monkey off his back with an extra-attacker tally late in the third, knocking home a rebound to round out the scoring. Johansen produced goal totals of 14, 15, 14 and 14 in his first four full seasons in Nashville, but he'll have to do some heavy lifting to return to that pace in 2020-21.
Johansen was activated from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Thursday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Johansen was placed in the league's protocol Tuesday, so he likely produced a false positive test. In turn, the 28-year-old has a good chance to play in Thursday's matchup versus the Panthers. If he's, indeed, in the lineup, Johansen should slot into the top six, where he has produced five assists through 14 games.
Johansen was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Tuesday.
Johansen will miss Tuesday's game versus the Hurricanes as a result. It's unclear if he's contracted the virus, but he'll remain out until he clears the necessary protocols. The 28-year-old has contributed no goals and five assists -- four on the power play -- through 15 games.
Johansen (upper body) skated 15:48, blocked two shots and added a shot on goal in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Red Wings.
Johansen wasn't able to contribute directly to the offense in his return from injury. He missed seven games while battling an upper-body injury. The 28-year-old has just four helpers, 17 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating in 11 appearances. He started Tuesday on the third line, but he'll probably work his way into the top six in the near future.
Johansen (upper body) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against Detroit, Thomas Willis of the Predators' official site reports.
Johansen has missed Nashville's last seven games with an upper-body injury, but he'll return to a prominent role Tuesday, skating on the Predators' third line and second power-play unit against the Red Wings. He's tallied four assists through 10 games this campaign.
Johansen (upper body) is nearing a return to action and could be available as soon as Tuesday's matchup with Detroit, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Johansen has already been sidelined for the club's last seven games due to his upper-body issue but appears to be trending in the right direction. In his 10 appearances this season, Johansen is still searching for his first goal of the year while putting just 16 shots on net. In order to suit up, Johansen will need to be activated off injured reserve.
Johansen (upper body) isn't in the projected lineup for Saturday's game against Columbus.
Johansen will miss a seventh straight game Saturday and remains without a definitive timetable for his return to action. He's picked up four helpers through 10 games this campaign.
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|05/27||vs CAR||L 3-4 (OT)||1||0||1||0||16:20|
|05/25||@ CAR||L 2-3 (OT)||0||0||0||-2||14:41|
|05/23||vs CAR||W 4-3 (2 OT)||1||0||1||0||22:56|
|05/21||vs CAR||W 5-4 (2 OT)||1||0||1||+2||22:16|
|05/19||@ CAR||L 0-3||0||0||0||0||17:31|
|05/17||@ CAR||L 2-5||0||1||1||-2||15:02|
|05/10||vs CAR||W 5-0||1||1||2||+1||13:53|
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