William Berglund
William Berglund
Year: Induction Class of 2004
Previous College: Boston State College '70
Team: Men's Ice Hockey

Probably the best goaltender in Boston State College history,William Berglund owned a career record of 48-18-1 for a .723winning percentage and earned NAIA All-American status in 1968. Hewas also named to the All-East and All-New England squads in both1968 and 1969. Berglund holds the distinction of being the onlygoalie to win three Codfish Bowl tournaments and was named thetournament's Most Valuable Player in 1967 and 1968, thus earninghim a spot on the All-Time 35th Anniversary Codfish Bowl team. Heled the 1967-68 team to a number four national ranking and to anappearance in the First Annual NAIA National Championshiptournament, while being selected to the All-Tournament squad.Berglund was the Warriors' goaltender during its gloriousundefeated 1965-66 season as well, when they reeled off 20 straightvictories without a loss and were ranked as the number one SmallCollege team in the country.

Upon his graduation from BSC in 1970, Berglund put together anoutstanding hockey career on the amateur and professional level. In1970-71 he played for the U.S. National Team and the Nova ScotiaVoyageurs of the American Hockey League. In 1971-72 he started afive year career in the World Hockey Association with the NewEngland Whalers and finished in 1977 with the Cleveland Crusaders.Berglund is the only graduate of the University to have playedprofessional hockey.

Berglund has also enjoyed a successful coaching career as wellas serving as the goaltenders coach for the Calgary Flames, OrlandoSolar Bears and Northeastern University for eight years and eightmore years with Boston University, including the Terriers' NCAAChampionship year of 1995. He is currently Northeast Regional scoutfor the Montreal Canadians.