The New York Islanders announced today that former Caps forward Ross Johnston agreed to terms on a four-year contract.
Johnston has scored 15 points (seven goals and eight assists) in 87 career games with the Islanders.
The Islanders signed Johnston as a free agent during his final season of junior hockey in 2014-15. Johnston 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.
In 141 career AHL games with Bridgeport, Johnston has 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) and collected 327 penalty minutes. He has appeared in 13 ECHL regular-season games and five playoff games with the Missouri Mavericks during the 2015-16 season.