Jim Johannson
Born March 10, 1964,
Rochester, MN, USA
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
Pro clubs Salt Lake Golden Eagles (IHL)
Indianapolis Ice (IHL)
Milwaukee Admirals (IHL)
Ntl. team Flag of the United States.png United States of America
NHL Draft 130th overall, 1982
Hartford Whalers
Playing career 1986–1994

Jim Johannson (born March 10, 1964; died January 21, 2018) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He is currently an executive with USA Hockey.[1] Johannson was selected by the Hartford Whalers in the 7th round (130th overall) of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft.

Johannson played 374 games in the International Hockey League, registering 119 goals and 278 points with 420 minutes in penalties. He played with Team USA at the 1988 and 1992 Winter Olympics, and also at the 1992 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships.[2]

He was the coach of the Twin City Vulcans of the United States Hockey League from 1995 to 1998.

Jim passed away in his sleep on January 21, 2018 at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.[3]

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

Award Year
IHL Ironman Award 1990–91 [4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Q&A: USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson", usatoday.com, 2009-01-18. Retrieved on 2011-11-08. 
  2. IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press, 431. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 
  3. http://www.ushl.com/news_article/show/878180?referral=rss&referrer_id=1348814
  4. Ironman Award hockey award winners of the IHL at hockeydb.com

External links[edit | edit source]

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