Hall of Fame: Marty Turco (2017)

Marty Turco
Marty Turco

Marty Turco

Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario
Years Played: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
All-American: 1997
NCAA Championships: 1996 and 1998

 

Marty Turco, originally from Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, played for the Cambridge Winterhawks before entering the University of Michigan.

He played in 165 games during his four years at Michigan.  Marty Turco holds the Michigan career records for games played by a goaltender, minutes played by a goaltender (9,335:02), shutouts (15), and wins (127).  His record for career wins is also an NCAA record.  He is fourth all-time amongst Michigan goaltenders in goals against average (2.32), ninth in save percentage (.898), and fourth in saves (3,181).  He was chosen as the winner of the Dekers Club Trophy for Best Rookie in 1995 and earned the Hal Downes Trophy for Most Valuable Player in 1998.

Marty Turco played in the National Hockey League from 2000 to 2012, during which time he played with the Dallas Stars, Chicago Blackhawks, and Boston Bruins. He was chosen for the Canadian Olympic Ice Hockey team in 2006 in Torino, Italy.  Marty Turco retired in 2012.

 

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