Former North Dakota hockey standouts Casey, Hanson named to UND Letterwinners Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2021


Jon Casey and Casie Hanson will likely be enshrined into the North Dakota Athletics Corridor of Fame this October (images: UND Athletics).

North Dakota introduced Monday that former males’s hockey goalie Jon Casey and former ladies’s hockey ahead Casie Hanson have been named to the UND Letterwinners Athletics Corridor of Fame Class of 2021.

With no occasion final season because of the pandemic, the forty sixth annual Athletics Corridor of Fame occasion will happen with a dinner and induction ceremony on Friday, Oct. 1. The courses of 2020 and 2021 will each be acknowledged the next day throughout halftime of UND’s soccer sport in opposition to North Dakota State on the Alerus Heart.

Casey performed at UND from 1980 to 1984 and was a part of the 1982 NCAA championship group. He then loved a 12-year NHL profession with the Minnesota North Stars, Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues. His groups additionally received WCHA titles in 1981 and 1982. He presently sits fifth all-time at UND in profitable share at .711, eighth in save share and saves.

The Grand Rapids, Minn., native received 25 video games in 1984 alone, fifth-most in a single season at UND. His 1,160 saves that season are essentially the most on file on the faculty in a single 12 months. He earned First Staff All-America honors that season and was a Hobey Baker Award finalist. Casey was a three-time All-WCHA member.

His NHL profession noticed him play 425 video games, registering a 170-157-55 mark over these 12 seasons.

On the ice, Hanson, who additionally performed softball for North Dakota, was a three-time Western Collegiate Hockey Affiliation scholar-athlete and all-academic group choice.

As a senior, she was named an ESPN the Journal Educational All-District honoree. In 2007 she was named the WCHA Excellent Pupil-Athlete of the 12 months.

Hanson performed at UND from 2005 to 2010.


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