September 24, 1997 in Sports

Ben Johnson

 

Age: 18.

Height: 5-10. Weight: 180.

Number: 23.

Hometown: Duluth, Minn.

Position: Left wing.

Last year: Scored 4 goals with 12 assists and 56 penalty minutes in 40 games with North Iowa of the U.S. League.

Draft status: Free agent.

Quick check: Quickness gives Chiefs a lift in overall team speed.

Coach’s comment: “With his speed he’s a checking-type forward who got better every day in training camp.”


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