National Hockey League roundup

Mon Oct 6, 2014 8:30pm EDT
 
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(The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets and restricted free agent center Ryan Johansen agreed to terms on a three-year, $12 million contract Monday.

The signing ends a holdout that dragged more than two weeks into training camp.

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The New York Rangers acquired forward Joey Crabb from the Florida Panthers in exchange for defenseman Steven Kampfer and forward Andrew Yogan.

Crabb, 31, split last season between the Panthers and San Antonio of the American Hockey League.

Kampfer, 26, has registered seven goals and eight assists for 15 points in 61 career NHL games with Boston and Minnesota. Yogan, 22, split last season between Hartford of the AHL and Greenville of the ECHL.

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The Washington Capitals signed free agent forward Liam O'Brien to a three-year, entry-level contract.

O'Brien, 20, registered 35 points (20 goals, 15 assists) and 148 penalty minutes in 68 games with Rouyn-Noranda of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League during the 2013-14 season.   Continued...

 
Apr 26, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner (38) and center Ryan Johansen (19) celebrate a goal by Jenner against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period in game five of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports