Rockets Johansen inks entry-level NHL deal

Lucas Johansen #7 of the Kelowna Rockets . Marissa Baecker / Shoot the Breeze

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Lucas Johansen has signed a three-year entry-level deal with the Washington Capitals.

The Capitals picked Johansen 28th overall in 2016 NHL draft.

A two-way blueliner, Johansen has 36-points so far this season and 90-points in his 190-game WHL career.

The 19-year-old is currently the second highest scoring defenceman on the Rockets.

Johansen will be back in action Friday when the Rockets take on the Silvertips in Everett.

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