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Tom Johnson

Born:February 18, 1928Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Baldur, ManitobaPosition:D
Known For:Won Seven Stanley Cups as a Player and CoachShoots:Left
National Team:N/ACurrent Team:

Thomas Christian “Tomcat” Johnson (February 18, 1928 – November 21, 2007) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and executive. As a player, he played for the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League. He later served as the assistant manager of the Bruins and the Bruins’ coach. Johnson was the recipient of the Norris Trophy in 1959. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1970.

Years as NHL Player: 1950-1965

Years as NHL Coach: 1970-1973

Tom Johnson, left, with the Montreal Canadiens, battles Chicago’s Ken Wharram

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  • NHL Second All-Star Team (1956)
  • NHL First All-Star Team (1959)
  • James Norris Memorial Trophy Winner (1959)
  • Stanley Cup Champion as a Player (1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960)
  • Stanley Cup Champion as a Coach (1971)
  • Hockey Hall of Fame (1970)