Nov. 29, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Hobey Baker Committee presented former University of Michigan ice hockey standout Brendan Morrison (1993-97) with a ring commemorating his 1997 Hobey Baker Award during the Michigan-Ohio State Hockey game tonight (Friday, Nov. 30).
Morrison was honored in a ceremony between the second and third periods and presented the ring by Hobey Baker Committee president Jim Nicholls and Hobey Baker Committee member Dan Hoene.
In 1996-97, Morrison enjoyed a standout senior campaign for U-M, setting the school single-season record with 57 assists. He recorded 88 points overall that season en route to setting another school record with 284 career points (102 goals, 182 assists).
A three-time All-American, Morrison led Michigan to the 1996 NCAA championship, the program's first national title since the 1963-64 season. He was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 1996 Frozen Four after scoring the game-winning goal at 3:35 of overtime to lift U-M to a 3-2 win over Colorado College in the championship game.
Morrison was a two-time CCHA Player of the Year and three-time All-CCHA first team selection. He helped the Wolverines claim four straight CCHA regular-season titles and three tournament crowns.
Morrison was drafted 39th overall in the 1993 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils and played 15 NHL seasons. He recorded 200 goals and 401 assists in 934 games. He also played in three IIHF World Championships for Team Canada in 2000, '04 and '05.
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