Hall of Fame: Ross Childs (1970)

Ross Childs
Ross Childs

Ross Childs

Owen Sound, Ontario
Years Played: 1957, 1958, 1959


Ross Childs came to Michigan from Owen Sound, Ontario.  He played three seasons under
Coaches Vic Heyliger and Al Renfrew from 1956-1957 through 1958-1959.  He played goal in his first two seasons before switching to forward in his senior year.  During his sophomore season, he backstopped Michigan to victories in twelve of their last thirteen games to clinch a sport in the NCAA tournament.  He was the lowest goals against average in the conference.

One of his most memorable experiences at Michigan was playing a period against a Russian team at Detroit’s Olympia Stadium, stopping fifteen shots with the score tied 1-1.  Ross Childs graduated from the College of Engineering.


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