Marcus Johansson


Through 50 games this season Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom have lined up beside Eric Fehr, Joel Ward, Andre Burakovsky, Troy Brouwer, Tom Wilson, Jason Chimera and Jay Beagle.


For most of the Capitals, the NHL All-Star break affords an opportunity to find someplace warm to rest their bodies and their minds in preparation for the final three months of the regular season.


After a scoreless first period between the Capitals and Canucks, Marcus Johansson netted a goal off an assist from Andre Burakovsky. Watch it here.


Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 6-2 win over the New Jersey Devils Thursday night at Verizon Center:


Barry Trotz may know all of the metrics on Marcus Johansson, that he averages just 1.3 shots per game and that he managed just one even-strength goal on 54 shots last season.