|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
185 lb (84 kg)
|Born||September 15, 1956,|
Toronto, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||1976 – 1989|
Bernie Johnston (born September 15, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 57 NHL games with the Hartford Whalers over parts of two seasons, scoring 12 goals and 24 assists.
He was not chosen in the NHL Entry Draft but was signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers. Despite a stellar year in 1978-79 in the American Hockey League he could not crack the Flyers lineup. Johnston was chosen by the Hartford Whalers in the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft.
He retired in 1986 but came back in 1988-89 to play 11 games for the Maine Mariners.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- 1978-79 John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading scorer - American Hockey League)
- 1978-79 Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (Sportmanship - American Hockey League)