Greg Johnston

Greg Johnston

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Born:

January 14, 1965, Barrie

Height:

6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Weight:

200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)

Position:

Right Wing

Shoots:

Right

Played for:

Boston Bruins
Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL Draft:

42nd overall, 1983
Boston Bruins

Playing Career:

1985–2002

Biography

Right winger Greg Johnston was a fine scorer and playmaker who was a solid part-time player for the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. He proved to be effective in the minor leagues and later starred in the German league.
The native of Barrie, Ontario played with the junior B Colts before joining the OHL’s Toronto Marlboros. Johnston recorded 160 points in three junior seasons and was chosen 42nd overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1983 Entry Draft. He also scored two goals for Canada when they won the gold medal at the 1985 World Junior Championships.