Hockey world mourns loss of Jim Johannson

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 29: Dave Ogrean, executive director and Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey speak with the media regarding the 2014 Men's Olympic Hockey Team at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 29, 2013 in New York City.
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The hockey world lost an icon Sunday, as longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson died unexpectedly at 53.

Players, teams, and media members alike expressed their condolences upon learning the news.