Islanders sign Chad Johnson

Updated: July 1, 2014, 1:38 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPN.com

The New York Islanders found their backup goaltender, inking Chad Johnson to a two-year deal on Tuesday.

The deal was worth $2.6 million, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

Islanders general manager Garth Snow has been aggressive in pursuing goaltending help this offseason. Snow traded a fourth-round pick to Washington earlier this spring to acquire the rights for Jaroslav Halak and later locked up the netminder to a four-year $18 million contract in May.

Now, the ...

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