Years Played: 1966, 1967, 1968
Bill Lord, originally from Edina, Minnesota, played junior and high school hockey in his hometown from 1960-1964. He was selected as an All-State defenseman in 1964. He entered the University of Michigan in the fall of 1964, where he played defense for three seasons, 1965-1966 through 1967-1968, for Coach Al Renfrew. Al Renfrew said of him: “Bill was one of my finest captains in my sixteen years of coaching at Michigan”. During his senior year, he was elected captain and led the Wolverines to a 18-9 record.
One of his most memorable experiences was playing in front of his hometown fans in Williams Arena in Minneapolis and beating the Gophers. The highlight of his scoring career was a goal against Tony Esposito of Michigan Tech in the Detroit holiday tournament in 1966. Bill Lord graduated from the School of Business Administration in 1968.
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