WCHA Statement On The Passing Of Jim Johannson
Johannson had a life-long career in hockey and was one of the most accomplished and respected people in the sport

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Jan. 21, 2018 – Below is a statement from Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) President and Men's League Commissioner Bill Robertson regarding the passing of Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of USA Hockey:

"On behalf of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and our member institutions, we are profoundly shocked and deeply saddened to learn of Jim Johannson's passing. He was a true ambassador for our game, whose indelibly positive impact and legacy of success, respect and – most importantly – kindness, will never be forgotten. Our heartfelt condolences, prayers and best wishes are with the entire Johannson family, and the University of Wisconsin and USA Hockey communities."

For more information, please visit the USA Hockey website at: usahockey.com/news_article/show/878149?referrer_id.