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Johnny Wilson

Johnny Wilson  #16

Left Wing
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: June 14, 1929
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kincardine, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 168
Shoots: Left
Brother of Larry USHL Second All-Star Team (1950) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954, 1956) Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Tony Leswick, Glen Skov and Benny Woit for Dave Creighton, Gord Hollingworth, John McCormack and Jerry Toppazzini, May 27, 1955. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Forbes Kennedy, Bill Preston and Hank Bassen for Ted Lindsay and Glenn Hall, July 23, 1957. Traded to Toronto by Detroit with Frank Roggeveen for Barry Cullen, June 9, 1959. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto with Pat Hannigan for Eddie Shack, November 7, 1960.
Quote of the Day

I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday