Years Played: 1965, 1966, 1967
Dean Lucier played for the Detroit Olympics and Detroit Junior Red Wings before enrolling at the University of Michigan. Playing left wing for Coach Al Renfrew from 1964-1965 through 1966-1967, his senior year was a winning one as Michigan’s record was 19-7-2. Nicknamed “Woody”, he scored an overtime goal in sudden death against Denver for his first collegiate goal. He also scored two goals, including the game winner, in captain Mel Wakabayashi’s last home game for Michigan.
He had many memorable experiences while playing for Michigan and one of them was playing for some great captains. He cherished his life-long friendships he made with his former teammates, the fans of Michigan hockey, and the athletes from other Michigan sports. He graduated from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts in 1972 in Computer and Communication Sciences. Dean Lucier played one season in Europe after graduation and retired to senior hockey and later old-timers hockey.
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