BOB JOHNSONGame 124 | September 2, 1964 | Bob Johnson
A Minneapolis Central grad who played both baseball and hockey at the University of Minnesota, Johnson in 1963 left Minneapolis Roosevelt to become the head hockey coach at Colorado College. In 1966, he took the head coaching job at Wisconsin, where he won national championships in 1973, 1977 and 1981, earning him the nickname of "Badger Bob." He coached the 1976 U.S. Men's Olympic team. His 1991 Pittsburgh Penguins team won the NHL Stanley Cup. He died of brain cancer later that year at the age of 60.
Wikipedia: Bob Johnson
RETURN TO: SPEAKERS LIST