Longtime News hockey writer Johnston dies

Via: Buffalo News

‘The Buffalo-born writer and Lafayette High School graduate was well-known locally for his coverage of the Buffalo Sabres, which ran from the team’s first game in 1970 through his retirement in 1984. Johnston received the Elmer Ferguson Award, presented by the Hockey Hall of Fame to a top journalist, in 1986. He was inducted into the Sabres Hall of Fame in 2004.’