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| 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
175 lb (80 kg)
New York Rangers
Detroit Red Wings
New Haven Nighthawks
Adirondack Red Wings
|Born|| March 2 1954,|
Brandon, MB, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 104th overall, 1974|
New York Rangers
|WHA Draft|| 78th overall, 1974|
|Pro Career||1974 – 1987|
Johnstone played major junior with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Canada Hockey League from 1971 to 1974. After two consecutive 100 point seasons with Medicine Hat, Johnstone was drafted 104th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft, and 78th overall by the Michigan Stags in the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft. He played 23 games for the Stags in 1974–75 and played in the American Hockey League for the Providence Reds. Johnstone started his National Hockey League career in 1975–76, scoring 3 points in 10 games. Johnstone played for the Rangers until the end of the 1982–83 season, before being traded to the Detroit Red Wings along with Ron Duguay and Eddie Mio for Mike Blaisdell, Willie Huber, and Mark Osborne. He played for the Red Wings and their AHL minor league affiliate, the Adirondack Red Wings before retiring in 1987.
From 1993 to 1995 he was the coach of the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL and then of the Mobile Mysticks of the same league from 1995 to 1997. Johnstone then spent three seasons as an assistant coach of the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks from 1997 to 2000. His last job was coach of the San Angelo Outlaws in 2001-02.
Awards and achievementsEdit
- Named to the AHL First All-Star Team in 1977.
- Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981)
- Ranked No. 65 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats (John Wiley & Sons, 2009).
Career statistics Edit
|1971–72||Medicine Hat Tigers||WCHL||27||14||15||29||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|1972–73||Medicine Hat Tigers||WCHL||68||58||44||102||70||—||—||—||—||—|
|1973–74||Medicine Hat Tigers||WCHL||68||64||54||118||164||—||—||—||—||—|
|1974–75||Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades||WHA||23||4||4||8||43||—||—||—||—||—|
|1975–76||New York Rangers||NHL||10||2||1||3||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|1976–77||New Haven Nighthawks||AHL||80||40||58||98||79||6||3||6||9||7|
|1977–78||New Haven Nighthawks||AHL||17||10||12||22||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|1977–78||New York Rangers||NHL||53||13||13||26||44||—||—||—||—||—|
|1978–79||New York Rangers||NHL||30||5||3||8||27||17||5||0||5||10|
|1979–80||New York Rangers||NHL||78||14||21||35||60||9||0||1||1||25|
|1980–81||New York Rangers||NHL||80||30||38||68||100||8||2||2||4||4|
|1981–82||New York Rangers||NHL||68||30||28||58||57||10||2||6||8||25|
|1982–83||New York Rangers||NHL||52||15||21||36||27||9||4||1||5||19|
|1983–84||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||46||12||11||23||54||2||0||0||0||0|
|1984–85||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||69||27||28||55||70||—||—||—||—||—|
|1985–86||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||62||29||31||60||74||17||5||7||12||4|
|1985–86||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||3||1||0||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1986–87||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||61||30||22||52||83||5||1||0||1||2|
|1986–87||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||6||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
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