Bill Steenson, a native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, was a three-time
All-American on defense for UND. Steenson was known for his size, but
considered one of the most able defenseman in UND history.
Steenson served as captain of the 1958-59 team, leading UND to its
first NCAA national championship. The defenseman 14 points (three goals,
11 assists) in 23 games that season.
Steenson ended his career with 12 goals, 33 assists and 45 points. He was elected in the UND athletics Hall of Fame in 1976.