Lightning are rested

After signing new seven-year, $35 million contract, Tyler Johnson has a clear mission

Tyler Johnson has won at nearly every level of competition he’s ever played.
With Spokane he won a Memorial Cup. With Team USA he won gold at the 2010 World Juniors. In the American Hockey League, he own a Calder Cup.
In hockey circles, the former undrafted center is, by definition, a winner.
Now, he hopes to capture the one elusive trophy he has yet to add to the mantle – a Stanley Cup.
Should that happen, he’s almost assured to do that in Tampa after Johnson signed a new seven-year contract on Monday worth $35 million, carrying an annual salary cap hit of $5 million. By signing a new deal, t...


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