Tomahawks To Welcome Former Steelers Quarterback

Jan 17, 2017

JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown Tomahawks are proud to announce that former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mike Tomczak will drop the ceremonial game puck before the Tomahawks home game against the New Jersey Titans on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:00 p.m., at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
A native of Calumet City, Illinois, Tomczak played College Football at the Ohio State University before signing with the Chicago Bears, where he was a part of the Super Bowl XX championship team.


Tomczak suited up for Green Bay (1991) and Cleveland (1992) before arriving in Pittsburgh in 1993.  He spent seven seasons with the Steelers, starting for much of the 1996 season and helped guide the team into the playoffs.


After his retirement, Tomczak worked as a sports announcer in Pittsburgh, as well as a color commentator for ESPN college football games.
During the game on Jan. 21, fans are encouraged to wear Black & Gold to show their Pittsburgh pride as the Steelers continue their playoff run. Mr. Tomczak will be available to meet fans and sign autographs. The event is presented by Esmark, FWF insurance, and The Long Barn.


The Tomahawks are back on home ice Friday, Jan. 20 (7:30 p.m.) and Saturday, Jan. 21 (7 p.m.). Fans can purchase tickets by calling 1-800-745-3000, visiting the War Memorial Box Office or order online at


Group ticket orders can be processed at the Tomahawks Office by calling 814-536-4625.