Hall of Fame: Bob Gray (1990)

Bob Gray
Bob Gray

Bob Gray

Owen Sound, Ontario
Years Played: 1962, 1963, 1964
National Championship: 1964

 

Originally from Owen Sound, Ontario, Bob Gray enrolled at the University of Michigan in the fall of 1960.  He played in goal from 1960-1961 to 1963-1964.  During his career at Michigan, the team won fifty-four games, lost twenty-three, and tied four.

In the 1961-1962 season, he was honored as the first player to win the Dekers Club’s Most Colorful Sophomore Award as the goalie that led Michigan to the NCAA Championships in Utica, New York.  Michigan finished in third place in the tournament.  One of his more memorable experiences at Michigan was scoring a hat trick while playing center on the fourth line in a game against Ohio State in 1964.  As a goalie, he was All-American in 1962, Michigan’s Most Valuable Player in 1963, and the Most Valuable Player in the NCAA Championship game in 1964, won by Michigan 6-3.  After graduation, Bob Gray played professional hockey for the Seattle Totems, the Fort Wayne Komets, and the San Francisco Seals.

 

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