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Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Center
BIRTHDATE: September 22, 1957
BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
DRAFTED: PIT / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 4th   (66th overall)
WCHA Freshman of the Year (1977) WCHA First All-Star Team (1978, 1979) NCAA West First All-American Team (1978, 1979) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1979) Lester Patrick Trophy (2011) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1984) Traded to Minnesota by Pittsburgh for Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Tim Hrynewich) in 1982 Entry Draft, March 2, 1982. Traded to Hartford by Minnesota with Kent-Erik Andersson for Jordy Douglas and Hartford's 5th round choice (Jiri Poner) in 1984 Entry Draft, October 1, 1982. Traded to St. Louis by Hartford with Greg Millen for Mike Luit and Jorgen Petterson, February 21, 1985. Traded to New Jersey by St. Louis for Shawn Evans and New Jersey's 5th round choice (Michael Wolak) in 1986 Entry Draft, September 19, 1985. Played two games for the United States in a World Championship qualifying tournament in 1998-99 and had 0 goals, 0 assists and 0 penalty minutes.
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The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city [Columbus]. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos after the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday