Michigan to enshrine former goalie Turco into school’s Hall of Honor

Michigan has announced its seven-member 2017 Hall of Honor class and it includes former Wolverines goaltender Marty Turco.

Turco led Michigan to two NCAA titles (1996 and 1998) and four Frozen Four appearances. He holds U-M records for career wins (127, an NCAA record), career shutouts (15) and wins in a season (34 in 1995-96). He finished with a career record of 127-28-7. He was a first team All-American in 1997, the 1997 CCHA Goaltender of the Year and the 1995 CCHA Rookie of the Year.

In 1998, he was named the NCAA Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player.

Turco was drafted in the fifth round of the 1994 NHL Draft by the Dallas Stars and played 11 seasons in the NHL for the Stars, Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins. He was a three-time NHL All-Star and represented Canada at the 2006 Olympics.

He will become the 21st inductee for hockey.

The seven individuals will be honored in the spring. Date and location are to be determined.

Criteria for consideration included being an NCAA champion or member of a national championship team, an All-American, Olympic medalist, Olympic team member, professional league champion or world championship team medalist/member, NCAA or conference player of the year, conference champion, record holder or all-conference award winner.


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