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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

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic