Bill Johansen

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Bill Johansen
Born (1928-07-27)July 27, 1928
Oslo, Norway
Died March 21, 2001(2001-03-21) (aged 72)
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1949–1965

William Odd "Red" Johansen (July 27, 1928 – March 21, 2001) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He played in one NHL game for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Born in Oslo, Norway, he grew up in Port Arthur, Ontario.[1] He was married to Nan Johansen (née Courtney) and had four children: Rodrick (Rod) William, Trevor Daniel William, Todd George William, and Kyle Trygve William. After retiring from hockey, he worked as a pipe/steam fitter until diagnosed with cancer and renal failure in 1995. He died in 2001 as a result of complications related to these conditions.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "NHL Player Search". The Official Site of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 

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