November 21, 1927|
Crookston, Minnesota, U.S.
September 3, 2015 (aged 87)|
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
|Played for||Fighting Sioux|
|National team||United States|
|Playing career||1947–1952 |
Noah, originally from Crookston, Minn., played at UND from 1947 through 1951 and earned All-America honors on defense as a senior in 1950-51. He finished his collegiate career with 29 goals and 44 assists for 73 points in 67 games.
1952 Winter OlympicsEdit
Noah went on to become UND first men's hockey Olympian in 1952 when he represented the United States at the Winter Games in Oslo, Norway. Noah helped win the US win a silver medal in the 1952 Winter Olympics 
UND Hockey ProgramEdit
"He started the program in its infancy stages, built it from the ground up and paved the way for the program to build it what it is today," UND men's hockey coach Brad Berry told the Fargo Forum. "He always had a smile on his face. His fondest memories came from UND hockey and he told everyone that. He'll be sadly missed." 
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|1947–48||U. of North Dakota||NCAA||16||13||3||16||6||-||-||-||-||-|
|1948–49||U. of North Dakota||NCAA||22||3||9||12||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|1949–50||U. of North Dakota||NCAA||23||9||20||29||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|1950–51||U. of North Dakota||NCAA||26||4||12||16||10||—||—||—||—||—|
Hall of FameEdit
Noah was inducted into the UND Athletics Hall of Fame in 1976. He was UNDs first hockey All American player in 1951. Lettering all four years of his college career as a defensemen. During this time John Noah was also a member of the United State National Hockey Team, competing in the 1950 world tournament and performing very well. 
The University of North Dakota Letterwinners Hall of Fame recognizes the efforts and achievements of former UND student-athletes, coaches, and other supporters of UND athletics. Inductees are selected by the UND Letterwinners Association and representatives of the UND athletic department. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony, sponsored by the UND Letterwinners Association, is held each fall in conjunction with a football game. The Hall of Fame is located on the upper concourse at the south end of the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
Awards and honorsEdit
|AHCA First Team All-American||1950–51|||
|UND Hall of Fame Inductee||1976|||
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- "United States Ice Hockey at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games - Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com.
- "Hall of Fame - 1976 Inductees".
- "UND Letterwinners Association Hall of Fame - UNDSports.com: Official Web Site of University of North Dakota Athletics". Fightingsioux.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01.
- "1950-1951 All-American Team". The American Hockey Coaches Association. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
- "UND Letterwinners Association Hall of Fame".
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