When you think of the great players who formed arguably the greatest dynasty in the history of the National Hockey League, the Montreal Canadiens of the late 1950s, the name Tom Johnson doesn’t immediately come to the fore.
But it should.
Overshadowed by the likes of Rocket Richard and his little brother Henri, Jacques Plante, Dickie Moore, Boom Boom Geoffrion and Jean Beliveau on that team, Johnson still forged a Hall of Fame career as a player, winning six Stanley Cups, and two more as a member of the management team of the Boston Bruins in the 1970s.
December 12, 2006
Tom Johnson's Story To Tell
Thanks to Paul Kukla for this find from the Barrie Advance: