Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Mark Johnson

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 2003 by the Friends of Mark Johnson
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.042288, -87.916127
43° 2.55′ N, 87° 54.967′ W

MARK JOHNSON
Born September 22, 1957 (Minneapolis, MN) the University of Wisconsin's all-time leading goal scorer, Mark Johnson helped the Badgers to the 1977 NCAA Championship as a freshman. Johnson, the leading scorer on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic Team, notched two goals against the Soviet Union to help the team to the gold medal. Johnson had an 11-year NHL career that included an All-Star Game appearance and a captaincy with the Hartford Whalers, as well as stops with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars, St. Louis Blues and New Jersey Devils. Following a stellar pro career, Johnson, like his father - 1993 Hall of Fame inductee Bob Johnson - started a successful coaching career. A two-time First-Team All-American and the 1979 Hockey News College Player of the Year, Johnson is a 1991 charter member of the National W Club Hall of Fame,a 1999 inductee into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame and in 2001 was selected as one of the WCHA's "Top 50 Players in 50 Years."
Inducted - 2003
The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and is accessible from southbound North 4th Street, between West State Street (to the north) and West Kilbourn Avenue (to the south), at or near 400 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

Inductees honored at this site are members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame (established 1951). The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame is a joint property of Wisconsin Sports Development Corporation and Wisconsin Center District.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

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 The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.


The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located at the
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. 

The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located on the east side
of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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