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New York Islanders sign Ross Johnston to 4-year contract


EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have signed tough guy forward Ross Johnston to four-year contract extension. The team did not release contract terms in making the announcement on Tuesday. Johnston has seven goals and eight assists in 87 games with the Islanders. The Islanders signed him as a free agent during his final season of junior hockey in 2014-15. He played in the NHL, AHL and ECHL during his first professional season in 2015-16, making his NHL debut on April 10 against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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