Hall of Fame: Ted Speers (1992)

Ted Speers
Ted Speers

Ted Speers

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Years Played: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
Co-Captain: 1983

 

Ted Speers, originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, played for Ann Arbor Pioneer High School before enrolling at the University of Michigan.  He played forward from 1980-1983 for Coaches Dan Farrell, Wilf Martin, and John Giordano.

He had seventy-six goals and ninety-six assists for a career total of 172 points.  He was made co-team captain for the 1982-1983 season.  In 1980, he was selected for the Great Lakes Invitational All-Tournament Team.  Ted Speers was chosen for the All-CCHA First Team in 1983.  He received both the Hal Downes Award for the Most Valuable Player and the Hazel M. “Doc” Losh Award for the Scoring Leader twice, in both 1982 and 1983.

After graduating from the University of Michigan, Ted Speers spent a majority of his four year professional career with the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League.  He played four games with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League during the 1985-1986 season.  He currently works as the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Entertainment® Corporate Marketing Solutions.

 

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