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University of North Dakota men's hockey members in the Letterwinners Association Hall of Fame

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Terry Abram

Men's Hockey 1967-69
Hometown: South St. Paul, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1996

  • Three-time letterwinner
  • First-team All American in 1968.
  • All-Tournament team in '68 as Sioux finished 2nd place
  • All-WCHA in 1968 and '69
Jim Archibald

Hockey 1982-85
Hometown: Craik, Saskatchewan
Hall of Fame Class - 2002

  • Four-year letterwinner, co-captain in 84-85.
  • All-time leader in career and single-season penalties and penalty minutes.
  • Led Sioux to nationa title.
Ed Belfour

Hockey 1986-87
Hometown: Carman, Manitoba
Hall of Fame Class - 2010

  • Led UND to national championship in All-American and All-WCHA season
  • One of the most decorated NHL goaltenders of all time, including two Vezina Trophies and one Stanley Cup
Raymond A. Bostrom

Football 1942, 46-47, hockey 46-47
Hometown:
Hall of Fame Class - 1981

  • Standout athletic career interrupted by World War II
  • All NCC in 1946 and 1947
  • Named teams' MVP in 47.
Paul Chadwick

Hockey 1977-81
Hometown: Williams Lake, British Columbia
Hall of Fame Class - 2001

  • Scored 30 goals and 49 assists
  • Sioux had 97-56-5 record during his playing time
  • Led UND to two title games, winning one.
Ben A. Cherski

Hockey 1951-55
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
Hall of Fame Class - 1978

  • Two-time All American
  • Scored 40 goals and 7 hat tricks in 27 games in '53-54 season
  • Finished with 131 goals and 188 points
Marc Chorney

Hockey 1977-81
Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Hall of Fame Class - 1998

  • All American in 1981
  • Assistant captain on '80 championship team, captin in '81
  • All-WCHA in '80 and '81
David Christian

Hockey 1977-79
Hometown: Warroad, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 2004

  • Tallied 70 points in 78 games
  • Two-year letterwinner
  • Played with Team USA, winning gold medal with 1980 team
Gordon (Ginny) G. Christian

Hockey 1947-50
Hometown: Warroad, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1980

  • Lettered three seasons
  • Member of 1956 U.S. Olympic hockey team that earned silver
  • Finished with 62 goals in 59 games
Mike 'Lefty' Curran

Hockey 1965-68
Hometown: International Falls, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1988

  • Standout goaltender, earning three letters
  • All WCHA his senior season
  • 2.98 GAA in 56-32-4 record
  • Member of 1972 U.S. Olympic Team
Ralph Engelstad

Hockey 1948-50
Hometown: Thief River Falls, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1987

  • Goaltender for hockey team
  • Long-time supporter of UND athletics, inlcuding gifts to fund scholarships and build Ralph Engelstad Arena in 2001
John (Gino) Gasparini

Hockey 1964-68, hockey coach '78-94
Hometown: Fort Frances, Ontario
Hall of Fame Class - 1987

  • Lettered four years, captain as senior
  • Led hockey team to three national championships
  • Several Coach of Year honors
  • Served as Athletics Director in 1984-1990
Alan Hangsleben

Hockey 1971-74
Hometown: Warroad, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 2006

  • Scored 92 (37g, 55 a) points in three years as letterwinner
  • Played 12 years professionally
  • Played for Team USA in 1973, '74 and '81
Dennis Hextall

Hockey 1963-66
Hometown: Poplar Point, Manitoba
Hall of Fame Class - 1987

  • One of first UND players to go pro, playing 14 years total and 12 in NHL
  • Scored 36 goals, 65 assists in 63 games at UND
Tony Hrkac

Hockey 1984-87
Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Hall of Fame Class - 2006

  • Hobey Baker Award winner for best college hockey player in 1986-87
  • Scored NCAA record 116 points in that season
  • Played professionally following UND
Darren Jensen

Hockey 1974-76
Hometown: Creston, British Columbia
Hall of Fame Class - 2004

  • Went 13-0-1 in 1981-82, leading UND to national championship
  • In 71 games at UND, ranks fifth in career wins, sixth in winning percentage, among other highlights
Kenneth J. Johannson

Hockey 1950-53
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
Hall of Fame Class - 1977

  • Came to UND to play football, but excelled at hockey, lettering four times
  • Ranked 3rd in points at time of induction with 139 points.
Milton E. 'Prince' Johnson

Hockey 1947-50
Hometown: Webster, S.D.
Hall of Fame Class - 1981

  • Two-time letterwinner
  • Known as great scorer that established early mark at UND
  • Played on U.S. National Team in 1949 and 1950
Russell L. 'Buzz' Johnson

Hockey 1947-50
Hometown: Webster, S.D.
Hall of Fame Class - 1981

  • All-around player and scorer
  • Helped establish UND hockey legacy during program's start
  • Played on U.S. National Team in 1949 and 1950
Bob Joyce

Hockey 1984-87
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Hall of Fame Class - 2005

  • Holds UND record for most goals in a single season (52 in '86-87)
  • Ranks 11th on all-time scoring list
  • All WCHA and All-American
  • Went on to play in NHL
Guy LaFrance

Hockey 1957-60
Hometown: Fort Frances, Ontario
Hall of Fame Class - 1997

  • Member of the 1959 national championship team
  • All WCHA second team in 1960
  • Finished with 93 career points
Bartley W. Larson

Hockey 1958-61, baseball '59-61
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1983

  • Played on UND's first NCAA championship hockey team
  • Standout outfielder, batting over .300 and .544 in conference play
William E. 'Dutch' Leidholdt

Football '32, 34, 36, hockey '32-36, track '35-37
Hometown: Chippewa Falls, Wis.
Hall of Fame Class - 1982

  • Standout multi-sport athlete
  • Led football team to two NCC titles
  • All-league selection in hockey
  • Javeline thrower on NCC title team
Craig Ludwig

Hockey 1979-82
Hometown: Eagle River, Wis.
Hall of Fame Class - 2008

  • Three-year letterwinner on two national championship teams
  • In three years the defenseman scored 10 goals and 42 assists
John G. Marks

Hockey 1967-70
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Hall of Fame Class - 1985

  • Lettered three years before becoming assistant coach
  • Two-time All American
  • Went on to play professionally for 12 years, 10 in the NHL
Calvin C. Marvin

Hockey 1947-50
Hometown: Warroad, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1977

  • Instrumental in starting of UND hockey program after World War II
  • Lettered three years
  • On team that beat Michigan and Colorado College, establishing UND
Dr. Robert H. May

Hockey 1949-51, coach 1957-59
Hometown:
Hall of Fame Class - 1981

  • Led hockey team to first national championship in 1959
  • Coaching record of 44-17-2
  • Coach professionally following stint at UND
Daniel McKinnon

Hockey 1947-50
Hometown: Williams, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1982

  • A UND hockey pioneer
  • Three-year letterwinner as defense
  • Played with Team USA in 1955, '56 (as assistant captain) and '58
Al McLean

Hockey 1961-63
Hometown:
Hall of Fame Class - 1997

  • Led in scoring on 1962 team
  • All American as senior, tallying team-high 34 assists and 54 points
  • Part of 1963 national championship team
C. James Medved

Hockey 1947-50
Hometown: Crookston, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1981

  • Outstanding centerman
  • First big scorer on post WWII teams, leading Sioux frequently
  • Scored 45 goals and 50 assists in 41 games
Reginald P. Morelli

Hockey 1957-60
Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario
Hall of Fame Class - 1977

  • Held many UND records, including points in a season
  • Scored goal in OT to win the 1959 national championship
  • Went on to play professionally
Bob Munro

Hockey 1966-69
Hometown: Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Hall of Fame Class - 1986

  • Two-time All-American
  • WCHA Sophomore of the Year in 1966-67
  • Captain as senior in '68-69
  • Played professionally following UND
Troy Murray

Hockey 1980-82
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Hall of Fame Class - 2003

  • Set two rookie records in game-winning goals and power play goals
  • Led team in assists as sophomore
  • Played professionally, highlighted by Stanley Cup win
John M. Noah

Hockey 1947-51
Hometown: Crookston, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1976

  • UND's first All American in 1951
  • Lettered four times
  • Played with U.S. team in world tournament in 1950.
Albert C. Purpur

Fields & Rink Supervisor 1936-75
Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D.
Hall of Fame Class - 1976

  • Longtime supervisor of buildings and grounds
  • Man of abilities and fine personality, his devotion to job was widely regarded by coaches
Clifford J. 'Fido' Purpur

Hockey coach 1949-56
Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D.
Hall of Fame Class - 1977

  • Only North Dakota native to play in NHL at time of induction
  • As UND coach, established tradition of success
  • A Grand Forks hockey legend
Kenneth R. Purpur

Hockey 1952-54
Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D.
Hall of Fame Class - 1989

  • Considered one of all-time great centers in UND hockey history
  • Scored 117 points in 72 games
  • Played with U.S. Olympic Team in 1956 that won the silver medal
William F. Reichart

Hockey, golf 1954-57
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Hall of Fame Class - 1975

  • Two-time All American
  • Captain as junior and senior
  • Captain of 1964 U.S. Olympic Team
  • On conference champ golf team
Donald F. Ross

Hockey 1961-65
Hometown: Roseau, Minn.
Hall of Fame Class - 1980

  • Three-time letterwinner
  • Two-time All-American at defense
  • All-WCHA and captain in 1964-65
  • U.S. Olympic Team in 1964 and '68
Bill Selman

Hockey 1961-63, coach 1966-68
Hometown: Fort Frances, Ontario
Hall of Fame Class - 1993

  • Three-year letterwinner before returning as coach
  • Played on '62-63 title team
  • Guided UND to NCAA tournament in both seasons as coach
Alford K. Simpson

Football 1939-41
Hometown: Sharon, N.D.
Hall of Fame Class - 1984

  • Three-time letterwinner
  • Outstanding two-way player, specifically at the end
  • All-NCC in 1941
Doug Smail

Hockey 1977-80
Hometown: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Hall of Fame Class - 1995

  • Lettered three times, helping Sioux to 1980 national championship
  • Named NCAA MVP and All-Tournament team in 1980
William R. Steenson

Hockey 1956-59
Hometown: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Hall of Fame Class - 1976

  • Three-time letterwinner as defenseman
  • Only UND player to be named All American in the three seasons he played
Phil Sykes

Hockey 1978-82
Hometown: Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Hall of Fame Class - 1997

  • Played on 1980 and '82 National Championship and WCHA title teams
  • Named Final Four MVP in 1982
  • Held many records during career
Mark Taylor

Men's hockey 1976-80
Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia
Hall of Fame Class - 1993

  • Member on 1980 National Championship team
  • Left UND as all-time scoring leader with 97 goals, 168 assist and 265 points
Dixon Ward

Hockey 1988-92
Hometown: Leduc, Alberta
Hall of Fame Class - 2009

  • Only player in UND history to accumulate 100 career goals and 100 career assists
  • Graduated as career assist leader
Rick Wilson

Hockey 1969-72
Hometown: Prince Albert, Sask.
Hall of Fame Class - 1997

  • All-WCHA pick as senior
  • Played and coached in NHL for many seasons, winning Stanley Cup with Dallas Stars
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teams
Teams Year Inducted
1947-48 Men's Hockey Team
2002
1958-59 Men's Hockey Team
2002
1962-63 Men's Hockey Team
2003
1979-80 Men's Hockey Team
2004
1981-82 Men's Hockey Team
2006
1986-87 Men's Hockey Team 2005
1996-97 Men's Hockey Team
2012

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