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The San Jose Barracuda have signed forward Luke Johnson to an American Hockey League contract.

Johnson skated in 23 games with the AHL’s Manitoba Moose in 2021-22, collecting three goals and seven assists. He also had two goals and two assists in four games during the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Johnson has played 266 AHL games over six pro seasons with Manitoba, Iowa and Rockford, recording 60 goals and 60 assists for 120 points. In 2019-20, he tied for second in the league with 13 power-play goals.

A native of Grand Forks, N.D., Johnson was a fifth-round pick by Chicago in the 2013 NHL Draft and has appeared in 32 NHL games with the Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild, tallying one goal and one assist.

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