NHLPA Members React to Passing of USA Hockey’s Jim Johannson

On Sunday, many current and former NHLPA members reacted to the sudden passing of USA Hockey’s Assistant Executive Director, Jim Johannson.

On Sunday, many current and former NHLPA members reacted to the sudden passing of USA Hockey’s Assistant Executive Director, Jim Johannson.

NHLPA Executive Director Don Fehr also passed along condolences.

“Jim Johannson was a great hockey man who was involved in the game his entire life both as a player and as an executive. The loss of Jim will be felt throughout USA Hockey and the entire hockey world. Many current and former players have been positively impacted by his contributions to the game. Outside of hockey, Jim was a loving husband and father, and on behalf of all the players in the NHL, I extend our heartfelt sympathies to his wife and daughter. We are all saddened by the sudden loss of Jim. He will be greatly missed.” – Don Fehr, NHLPA Executive Director