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Preds' Johansen named honorary mayor of Nashville for the day

Preds' Johansen named honorary mayor of Nashville for the day
Published On: Mon, Jun 05
Jun 24, 2016; Buffalo, NY, USA; Lucas Johansen puts on a team jersey after being selected as the number twenty-eight overall draft pick by the Washington Capitals in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft at the First Niagra Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The city of Nashville is going completely bonkers for the Predators after reaching the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history. On Saturday, they won their first ever game in the Final with a 5-1 blowout win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, and they look to even the series at two games apiece on Monday night.

Before puck drop on Monday, one of Nashvilles best players was honored by the city when center Ryan Johansen was named honorary mayor of the day.

Here is the entire announcement from Mayor Megan Barry.

Whereas, Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen has completed a breathtaking season in the National Hockey League, inspiring fans with his impressive performances, including 13 points from 14 playoff games against Chicago, St. Louis and Anaheim; and

Whereas, Johansen has continued to support his team, even after falling victim to a season-ending injury and his first layoff since joining the Predators last January; and

Whereas, it is fitting and proper that this outstanding young mans contributions " both on and off the ice, having raised money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation during his offseason last year " deserve the full recognition of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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