Ryan Johansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Predators sign Ryan Johansen to new contract

    Tennessean "When the Nashville Predators traded for Ryan Johansen in January 2016, they did so with the confidence that he could become the top center that Stanley Cup-challenging teams build around. Their faith justified, the Predators agreed to terms with Johansen on a new contract Friday, he told The..." July 28

  • Preds GM Poile still has work to do, with Johansen in need of a deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "David Poile got some work done Saturday. The Nashville Predators re-signed Viktor Arvidsson on the day the two sides had an arbitration hearing scheduled. The new deal? Seven years at a total of $29.75 million — an annual average value of $4.25 million for a player that just scored 31 goals..." July 23

  • Predators to open contract talks with Viktor Arvidsson, Ryan Johansen

    NHL.com "The Nashville Predators will begin contract negotiations with forwards Viktor Arvidsson and Ryan Johansen next week, general manager David Poile said Wednesday. Arvidsson and Johansen led the Predators during the regular season with 61 points each; Arvidsson had 31 goals (which led Nashville,..." June 15

  • Preds' Johansen named honorary mayor of Nashville for the day

    Pro Hockey Talk "The city of Nashville is going completely bonkers for the Predators after reaching the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history. On Saturday, they won their first ever game in the Final with a 5-1 blowout win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, and they look to even the series at two..." June 05

  • Ryan Johansen: ‘My leg felt like it was about to explode’

    Pro Hockey Talk "With the Stanley Cup Final heading back to Nashville, Predators’ center Ryan Johansen shed some light on the injury that knocked him out of the playoffs last round. Johansen was diagnosed with acute compartment syndrome following Game 4 of the Western Conference Final, forcing him to undergo..." June 02

  • Ryan Johansen doesn't regret Kesler comments, wanted to shake Ducks' hands

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ryan Johansen isn’t backing down about his criticisms of the way Ryan Kesler plays. Not after the Nashville Predators eliminated the Anaheim Ducks. Not as he recovers from emergency surgery. That was the top bulletin-board material from a great interview Johansen participated in with TSN 1040..." May 25

  • Ryan Johansen expected to make full recovery from leg injury

    NHL.com "Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile gave this update on the condition of forward Ryan Johansen on Sunday: "On Thursday, May 25, Ryan Johansen was treated for an acute compartment syndrome of the left thigh. Rapid diagnosis and treatment are critical to..." May 22

  • Ryan Johansen diagnosed with acute compartment syndrome

    Fanrag Sports "Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen has been diagnosed with acute compartment syndrome, according to Jon Morosi of NHL Network. The syndrome can develop over time and can eventually be both limb and life-threatening, but Johansen is expected to recover fully and is currently doing..." May 21

  • How the Predators can try and make up for the huge loss of Ryan Johansen

    Sportsnet "With the news that Ryan Johansen is out for the remainder of the playoffs, the Nashville Predators are in serious danger in their series against the Anaheim Ducks. Through 14 playoff games, Johansen was arguably the Predators’ best player, leading the team in points with 13 while his line was..." May 20

  • Preds' Johansen to miss rest of playoffs after thigh surgery

    Tennessean "Predators center Ryan Johansen suffered a left thigh injury on Thursday against the Anaheim Ducks and will miss the rest of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Predators confirmed on Friday afternoon that Johansen underwent surgery Thursday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His recovery..." May 19

  • Kesler on Johansen: 'He's not my friend, he's not going to be my friend'

    TSN "Ducks forward Ryan Kesler says he 'doesn't care' what Ryan Johansen is saying to the media about their on-ice battles, and that Johansen isn't his friend and won't ever be his friend. Kesler also explains that he's just going to keep playing his style in hopes of continuing to get into the..." May 16

  • Ryan Johansen on Ryan Kesler: 'I don't know how you can cheer for a guy like that'

    ESPN "With the spotlight already shining brightly on the matchup between the Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen and the Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Kesler, Game 2 of the Western Conference finals just added some theatrics and biting dialogue. Johansen, who has four points and has been on the ice for five of..." May 15

  • Preds' Johansen: Ducks not that different from team we beat last year

    NHL.com "The Nashville Predators are acutely aware of the challenge facing the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Final. Last season, Nashville rallied from down 3-2 in the first round to defeat Anaheim with a 2-1 win in Game 7 at Honda Center. The Predators know there will be a narrative about the..." May 12

  • Predators' Johansen out to prove he can be a top player on big stage

    Tennessean "Of the numerous memorable moments created throughout the Predators' first-round sweep of the Blackhawks, you may have missed one that occurred in a split second. It happened during Game 3 inside the Predators' offensive zone. In one fluid motion, center Ryan Johansen, standing below the goal..." April 26