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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

For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday