Inducted 2003

As a University of Wisconsin freshman, Mark Johnson led the Badgers to the 1977 NCAA Championship. Johnson, UW hockey's second all-time leading scorer, lead the 1980 "Miracle On Ice" U.S. Olympic Team in scoring with his game-winning goal won the gold medal. Johnson had an 11-year NHL career that included stops with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars, Hartford Whalers, St. Louis Blues and New Jersey Devils. Johnson captained and made an all-star game appearance while with the Whalers. Following a stellar pro career, Johnson, like his father-1993 Hall of Fame inductee Bob Johnson, started a successful coaching career. A two-time first-team All-American and the 1979 WCHA Most Valuable Player, Johnson is a 1991 charter member of the National W Club Hall of Fame, a 1999 inductee into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame and in 2001 was selected as one of the WCHA's "Top 50 Players in 50 Years."