Johnson, DannyDate of Death: 1993-03-06
Date of Birth: 1944-10-01
March 6, 1993
Born in Winnipegosis, this centre played junior hockey with Flin Flon, Fort Frances and Brandon in the SJHL and Fort Frances in the MJHL. In 1968, he won a CPHL championship with the Tulsa Oilers. In the following two seasons, he was named to the league's second all-star team. In 1970, he also won the Tommy Ivan Trophy as the league MVP. Johnson played 121 NHL games with Toronto, Vancouver and Detroit, and dressed for 232 more with the Winnipeg Jets of the WHA. He was the second captain of the Jets before retiring in 1975.