Speedy and versatile NHL center who began his career with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2011. He was selected to his first NHL All-Star game during the 2014-15 season.
At the start of his career, he played for both the Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks and the British Columbia Hockey League's Penticton Vees.
In 2011, at the age of 19, he was named to the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Junior Hockey Championship All-Star Team.
The children of Rosalind and Randall Johansen, he and his brother and fellow ice hockey player, Lucas, grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
He was traded to the Nashville Predators for Seth Jones in 2016.