Hall of Fame: Scott Sharples (2001)

Scott Sharples
Scott Sharples

Scott Sharples

Calgary, Alberta
Years Played: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990


Scott Sharples, originally from Calgary, Alberta, played for the Penticton Knights before enrolling at the University of Michigan.  He played goaltender from 1987-1990 for Coach Red Berenson.

During his time at Michigan, he registered a career total of five points, all assists.  He was named to the All-Great Lakes Invitational Tournament team in both 1988 and 1989, receiving the John MacInnes Trophy for the Most Valuable Player in 1989.  He is sixth on the list of Michigan career wins by a goaltender.  Scott Sharples ranks ninth among Michigan goaltenders in goals against average and second in career saves after only Robbie Moore.  He was given both Michigan’s Hal Downes Award for the Most Valuable Player and Carl Isaacson Award for Academic Athlete twice, in 1988 and 1990.

After leaving Michigan, he played for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the International Hockey League, St. John’s Maple Leafs of the American Hockey League, Brantford Smoke of the Colonial Hockey League, and one game with the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League.


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