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Wild acquire winger Nick Johnson from Penguins

The Wild have picked up former Pittsburgh winger Nick Johnson off of waivers. Johnson has spent most of the past four years playing for the Penguins’ minor-league affiliate.
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The Wild have picked up former Pittsburgh winger Nick Johnson off of waivers. Johnson has spent most of the past four years playing for the Penguins’ minor-league affiliate.

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