Hall of Fame: Gil Burford (1970)

Gil Burford
Gil Burford

Gil Burford

Windsor, Ontario
Years Played: 1949, 1950, 1951
Captain: 1951
All-American: 1951
NCAA Championship: 1951 NCAA


Gil Burford hails from Windsor, Ontario, having played for the Windsor Spitfires before enrolling at the University of Michigan.  Playing left wing for three years, 1949-1950 to 1951-1952, under Coach Vic Heyliger, Gil was always a high goal scorer each year.  As captain during his senior year in 1951, his proudest moment was winning the NCAA Championship at Colorado Springs.  He was an All-American selection in 1951 and graduated from the School of Business Administration.


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