Chris Johnston of SportsNet is reporting that Erik Johnson, 27-year old defenseman for the Avalanche, has signed a new deal.
Erik Johnson has agreed to an extension with the #avs. He could have become a UFA after this season.— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) September 22, 2015
The Colorado Avalanche and Erik Johnson are closing in on a long term contract extension.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) September 22, 2015
Andy Strickland of CBS Sports Radio St. Louis and Fox Sports Midwest is reporting the deal is not quite finalized.
Erik Johnson extension still not officially done, finishing up final details. EJ has played the best hockey of his career last few yrs #avs— Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) September 22, 2015
Sportsnet says Erik Johnson has agreed to extension, Avalanche says it's not done. Semantics, obviously, and imminent.— Terry Frei (@TFrei) September 22, 2015
More to come as it becomes available. SH snipes the update!!! Johnson's deal is 7 years, $6 million AAV.