"Badger" Bob Johnson, 60, dies of brain cancer
Nov. 26, 1991
Six months after coaching the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Stanley Cup, Bob Johnson dies at 60 of brain cancer at his home in Colorado Springs, where he had been confined since undergoing an operation in August to remove a tumor.
Johnson was the first American to coach a Stanley Cup champion since World War II, and only the second to ever accomplish the feat (Bill Stewart did it with the Chicago Blackhawks in 1938). Before moving to the NHL, "Badger Bob" ...
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