Johnny Sopinka

Bio

Full name: John Sopinka

Preferred name: Johnny

Born: March 19, 1933 in Broderick, SK

Died: Nov. 24, 1997

Drafted in 1955 as HB by TOR
22nd overall (2nd position in 6th round) from Toronto.

Last Season (1957) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #87
Amateur Programs
  • Toronto
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jr.
3 Season Career with TOR, MTL

Active years: 1955–1957

35 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 35 regular season games
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
3 seasons
(Rank: T2740th,
75th percentile,
4 CFL seasons)
2 teams 35
(Rank: T3320th,
69th percentile,
35 CFL games)
0 0
1955 TOR HB 92 11 -- 0
1956 TOR DB, HB 92 14 -- 0
1957 TOR HB 92 2 -- 0
  MTL HB 87 8 -- 0