Andreas Johansson, FPHL Executive of The Year

Binghamton, NYThe Federal Prospects Hockey League today announces its selection for the FPHL Executive of The Year. This is An annual award determined in a vote of the FPHL Board of Governors and then a verification by the FPHL League Staff.   

The FPHL Congratulates Andreas Johansson of the Binghamton Black Bears as the recipient for  2023-24 FPHL Executive of The Year.

Johansson has revitalized the Binghamton hockey scene by bringing in the Black Bears in the fall of 2021.  After some time in an arena sitting empty, the Black Bears were able to usher in a new era of hockey at the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena.  Across the last three seasons the Black Bears have been able to serve the Binghamton community with various outreach programs, be competitive every season, and welcome in over 300,000 fans.  He also orchestrated multiple partnerships with youth hockey organizations such as the Southern Tier Hockey Association, Binghamton Blizzard and the Black Bears learn to skate program. This marks the second award that Johansson has been bestowed by the league. (Founders Award 22)

The FPHL is a Single-A Minor Professional hockey league operating in its 14th season during 2023-24