Hall of Fame: Gordon McMillan (1965)

Gordon McMillan
Gordon McMillan

Gordon McMillan

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Years Played: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949
NCAA Championship: 1948

 

Originally from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Gordon McMillan played for the Moose Jaw Monarchs before entering the University of Michigan.  He played center from 1946-1949 for Coach Vic Heyliger.  He was the leading scorer each year that he was at Michigan (tied with Al Renfrew during his sophomore year).  During his junior year, he became the school’s scoring leader after breaking the record his coach, Vic Heyliger, had set with 116 career points.  By the end of his Michigan career, Gordon McMillan had set the school’s new scoring record with 213 career points.

In 1948, Gordon McMillan and his teammates won the first ever NCAA National Championship, held at the Broadmoor Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  During the championship game, he scored two goals, helping Michigan to a 8-4 victory over Dartmouth College.

After leaving Michigan, Gordon McMillan played part of a season with the International Hockey League’s Ryan-Sarnia-Hettche team.

 

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