LATEST | Penguins place former 20-goal scorer on unconditional waivers

Published November 8, 2023 at 12:09
BY COOPER GODIN

For the second day in a row, there was activity on the waiver wire in the National Hockey League. Yesterday, the Edmonton Oilers made the shocking decision to place Jack Campbell on waivers, but him, alongside Calgary's Dryden Hunt have cleared and will now be assigned to their respective American Hockey League teams.


On Tuesday, it was announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins have placed forward Andreas Johnsson on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract.

"Andreas Johnsson (PIT) placed on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract." Johnston said.



The Gavle, Sweden native signed a one-year contract worth $800,000 with the Pittsburgh Penguins back in July, but hasn't appeared in any games with them or their American Hockey League affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.

During the 2022-23 campaign, Andreas Johnsson spent time with the New Jersey Devils and San Jose Sharks where he appeared in a combined 13 games, recording three assists, six penalty minutes and was a minus-six.

If Johnsson clears unconditional waivers on Thursday afternoon, he'll become an unrestricted free agent and there's a good chance that he'll return to Europe, potentially to the Swedish Hockey League.

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