The following article was published at www.nj.com on December 13, 2017 featuring Brown University alum Nick Lappin, who has been called up to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils.
By Chris Ryan
The Devils placed forward Marcus Johansson (ankle bruise) on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 9, and recalled forward Nick Lappin from Binghamton in the AHL.
Johansson suffered his ankle bruise blocking a shot in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. He has not skated since the injury.
This will mark Johansson's second trip to IR this season. He missed all but 58 seconds of one game in November with a concussion.
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