Johnson was 12-6-2 with a .908 save percentage and 2.81 goals against average in 2008-09 before suffering a hip injury.
Capitals Insider talked with Johnson after the deal was announced.
"I talked to [Penguins GM] Ray Shero, and it wasn't guaranteed, but I think I have the upper hand as long as I play the way I can play," Johnson said. "I'm planning on it. They wanted a guy with some NHL experience."
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