Bob "Badger" Johnson (1992)


  • Legendary Wisconsin head hockey coach for 15 seasons (1967-82, including a leave of absence in 1975-76 to coach the U.S. Olympic team which finished fourth in Innsbruck, Austria)
  • Registered a 367-175-23 record (.670 winning percentage is the best in UW history)
  • Three of his Badger teams – 1973, 1977 and 1981 – were NCAA champions
  • Only coach in hockey history to win both NCAA (1973, 1977 and 1981 with Wisconsin) and Stanley Cup (1991 with Pittsburgh) titles
  • The 1977 squad was the winningest in school history (37-7-1)
  • Head coach of the U.S. National Team from 1973-75 and in 1981
  • Took both the Pittsburgh Penguins (1991) and Calgary Flames (1986) to the Stanley Cup Finals
  • Member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame and the Madison Pen and Mike Club-Bowman Sports Foundation Hall of Fame