1998 Olympic Winter Games

Player Profile

Mike Johnston
Assistant Coach


Helped bring the team to a gold medal at the 1997 World Championship...Namedassistant coach of the 1998 Men's Olympic Team on July 15, 1997

Assistant Coach with Canada's silver medal-winning team at the 1996 World HockeyChampionship in Vienna...Appointed assistant coach with Canada's national teamin 1994...Was an assistant coach on Canada's national junior team as it won back-to-back gold medals at the World Junior Hockey Championship in 1994 and 1995...Memberof Canada's bronze medal-winning team at the 1995 World Hockey Championship...Coachedat the University of New Brunswick from 1989 to Î94, compiling a won-lost-tiedmark of 77-44-6, three consecutive first-place finishes and two McAdam Divisiontitles...Named 3M Coach of the Year in 1994...Telegraph-JournalCoach of the Yearin 1993...Head coach for Canada, posting two overtime victories and winning goldat the 1992 Spengler Cup...Head Coach of the Canadian entry at the 1991 USA Cup,Coached Team Pacific at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in 1988.

Hometown -- Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Moved from New Brunswick to Calgary in 1994 with wife, Myrna, and children Adamand Gabrielle.