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Marshall Johnston
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Position Defenceman
Shot Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams Minnesota North Stars
California Golden Seals
Nationality CAN
Born June 6 1941 (1941-06-06) (age 75),
Birch Hills, SK, CAN
Pro Career 1967 – 1974


Marshall Johnston (Born June 6, 1941 in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan) was a Canadian professional defenceman who played seven seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars and California Golden Seals and who coached for 5 seasons in the National Hockey League for the California Golden Seals, California Seals, Colorado Rockies and New Jersey Devils.

Johnston was an All-American player at the University of Denver prior to his NHL career, and later coached the Pioneers (1977–1981). He also played for Team Canada in the 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games.

He was general manager for the Ottawa Senators from 1999 until 2002.

He is now the Director of Professional Scouting for the Carolina Hurricanes.

Playing careerEdit

Marshall Johnston broke into the NHL during the expansion season of 1967–68. He would play parts of four seasons with the North Stars, and joined the Golden Seals in 1971–72.

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1957–58  Prince Albert Mintos        SJHL    0   20   29   49   21
1958–59  Prince Albert Mintos        SJHL    0    0    0    0    0
1960–61  U. of Denver                NCAA    0    0    0    0    0
1963–64  Canadian National Team      Intl    0    0    0    0    0
1966–67  Canadian National Team      Intl    0    0    0    0    0
1967–68  Canadian National Team      WCSHL   0    0    0    0    0
1967–68  Minnesota North Stars       NHL     7    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1968–69  Cleveland Barons            AHL    53    6   20   26   31   5   0   4   4   4
1968–69  Minnesota North Stars       NHL    13    0    0    0    2  --  --  --  --  --
1969–70  Iowa Stars                  CHL    50    1   25   26   42  --  --  --  --  --
1969–70  Minnesota North Stars       NHL    28    0    5    5   14   6   0   0   0   2
1970–71  Cleveland Barons            AHL    69   11   45   56   45   8   0   6   6   4
1970–71  Minnesota North Stars       NHL     1    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1971–72  California Golden Seals     NHL    74    2   11   13    4  --  --  --  --  --
1972–73  California Golden Seals     NHL    78   10   20   30   14  --  --  --  --  --
1973–74  California Golden Seals     NHL    50    2   16   18   24  --  --  --  --  --
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         NHL Totals                        251   14   52   66   58   6   0   0   0   2

Source: hockeydb.com


Coaching careerEdit

Johnston would coach the Seals in 1973–74 and 1974–75 before he moved to the University of Denver, where he was an assistant coach for 2 seasons, and the head coach for 4 seasons. He returned to the NHL with the Colorado Rockies as an assistant coach in 1981–82 and was acting head coach later that year. The next season, the club moved to New Jersey, and Mr. Johnston was assistant coach for two further seasons.

Awards & achievementsEdit

External links Edit

Preceded by
Rick Dudley
General managers of the Ottawa Senators
1999–2001
Succeeded by
John Muckler


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