Hall of Fame: Jim Keough (1978)

Jim Keough
Jim Keough

Jim Keough

Toronto, Ontario
Years Played: 1967, 1968, 1969
All-American: 1968

Jim Keough, originally from Toronto, Ontario, played for the St. Catherine’s Black Hawks of the Ontario Hockey Association before entering the University of Michigan.  He played goaltender from 1967-1969 for Coach Al Renfrew.  Playing three varsity seasons, he is ranked tenth amongst Michigan goaltenders for career wins with forty-three and tied for sixth place in career shutouts with seven.  He is ranked eighth and seventh in career goals against average (3.26) and save percentage (.901), respectively.  In 1968, he was selected for the NCAA Coaches First Team All-American squad.

In 1967, he won the Dekers Club Award for Best Rookie.  He won the Hal Downes Award for Most Valuable Player in 1968.  In 2015, Jim Keough won the Ray Helber Award for Deker of the Year for his work as President of the Dekers Blue Line Club.  His son, Tim, played goaltender for Michigan from 1989-1991.

Jim Keough graduated from Michigan’s Business School and worked his entire career in Aviation Fueling.  He is very proud to say that three of his four children and his oldest granddaughter are also Michigan graduates.


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