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Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: February 18, 1928
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Baldur, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Left
AwardsSeasons
James Norris Memorial Trophy 1958-1959
NHL Second All-Star Team (1956) NHL First All-Star Team (1959) James Norris Trophy (1959) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, April 30, 1947. Claimed by Boston from Montreal in Waiver Draft, June 4, 1963. Suffered career-ending leg injury in game vs. Chicago, February 28, 1965.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5