Red Wings’ Jeff Blashill named to Ferris State Athletics Hall of Fame

The Detroit News

Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill was named to Ferris State Athletics Hall of Fame 2020 class, it was announced Monday.

Jeff Blashill

Blashill was a goaltender for the Bulldogs from 1994-98, earning the team’s Rookie of the Year award in 1994-95. He made the CCHA All-Academic Team in 1996-97 and earned the Ferris State President's Award for three straight years for having the hockey team's highest grade-point average. Blashill played 78 games for the Bulldogs and earned 27 career victories.

Blashill also began his coaching career with the Bulldogs as an assistant for three seasons (1999-02) under head coach Bob Daniels.

The 2020 class will be inducted during a ceremony in the fall; details will be announced later.

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