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|1976 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in ninth round
No. 125 overall by Montreal Canadiens
March 8, 1956
Height: 5-10 Weight: 175
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Michigan Tech (WCHA)
Birthplace: Hastings, Minnesota (USA)
Red Wing, Minnesota
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
NCAA Championship: 1975 (Michigan Tech)
Great Lakes Invitational
MVP: 1975 (Michigan Tech)
WCHA All-Star Honorable
Mention: 1975-76 (Michigan Tech)
Miscellaneous: Rated in The Hockey News draft preview issue as
U.S. college hockey's No. 9 prospect for the 1976 NHL draft. ... Attended
Hastings High School prior to entering Michigan Tech and was All-St. Paul
Suburban Conference in 1972-73 and 1973-74.
|Never played in NHL.|
|Post-Draft Teams: Michigan Tech (WCHA); Nova
Scotia (AHL); Flint (IHL); Team USA; Toledo (IHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
WCHA All-Star Honorable Mention: 1977-78
Michigan Tech Youngs Award (MVP): 1977-78
Coaching Career: Named Ferris State (CCHA) assistant coach prior to
1980-81 season and remained in that position through 1983-84 season. ... Named
Michigan Tech (WCHA) assistant coach on Sept. 1, 1985, and remained in that
position through 1989-90 season.
Education: Earned B.S. in business
administration at Michigan Tech.
Miscellaneous: Participated in 1978 and 1979 U.S. Olympic Festivals with
eye toward making 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. ... Was last goalie cut
from 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. ... Worked at Apollo Piping in Plymouth,
Minn., from summer of 1984 until Sept. 1, 1985. ... Remained in Houghton, Mich., after
coaching career and became the Athletic Director
of Houghton High School. ... Served as longtime director of Michigan Tech
summer hockey school.
Personal: Father of U.S. figure skating
judge Catherine Horsch.
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