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 Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
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Brian Leetch '87

- Although he played but one varsity season (1986-1987) in Maroon and Gold, he unequivocally established himself as one of the greatest defensemen ever to play the game of ice hockey.

- As a freshman, he captured All-America, All-Hockey East and All-New England tributes, as well as the Norman F. Dailey Award as BC's Most Valuable Player and the Walter Brown Award as the top American-born player in New England.

- He had the honor of representing the United States in three Winter Olympic Games (1988, 1998 and 2002).

- During an 18-year career in the National Hockey League, he was selected an All-Star 11 times; New York Rangers' MVP six times; twice earned the Norris Cup as the NHL's best defenseman; and won the Calder Trophy as NHL "Rookie of the Year" in 1989. He helped lead the Rangers to the 1994 Stanley Cup.

- He is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011.