A native of Warroad, Minn., Alan Hangsleben entered UND in the fall of 1971 and played three seasons for the Sioux.
A defenseman, Hangsleben played in 106 games for the Sioux and was a first team All-WCHA and an All-American as a freshman in 1971-72 and captain in 1973-74. He scored 37 goals and had 55 assists for 92 points for his UND career.
Hangsleben was drafted by both the World Hockey Association's New England Whalers and National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens in 1973.
He signed with the Whalers in 1973 and played five seasons in the WHA and then three seasons in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers, Washington Capitals and Los Angeles Kings.
Hangsleben is currently a general superintendent for a high-rise roofing company in Maryland.
He and his wife Carmela, reside in Lothian, Md. The couple have a daughter, Christina, and two sons, Edward and Anthony.
In his spare time, Hangsleben enjoys playing golf and in alumni hockey games with the Washington Capitals.