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Johnny Lax

Full name: John Charles "Johnny" Lax
Gender: Male
Born: July 23, 1911 in Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 14, 2001 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston University Terriers, Boston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

John Lax played both hockey and football at Boston University, where he was a center on the hockey team, forming a high-scoring line with Paul Rowe, who also made the 1936 Olympics team. Known for his stick-handling and playmaking skills, it was as a senior at BU that Lax made the 1936 Olympic team. Lax earned a degree in education in college and worked as a high school teacher after graduation, except for a break during the war when he served in the air force.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 3 1936-02-06 0 0 2
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #4 2 1936-02-16 CAN 1, USA 0 0 0 2
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1936-02-06 USA 1, GER 0 0 0
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1936-02-07 USA 3, SUI 0 0 0