Marc James Behrend (born January 11, 1961 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 39 National Hockey League (NHL) regular season games with the Winnipeg Jets between 1984 and 1986. He was drafted by the Jets with the 85th pick overall in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft.
January 11, 1961|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Played for||Winnipeg Jets|
|National team||United States|
85th overall, 1985|
Before turning professional, Behrend graduated from Madison La Follette High School and was a member of the University of Wisconsin–Madison men's hockey team that won the NCAA championship in 1981 and 1983. Behrend was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player on both occasions, becoming only the second player in the history of the tournament to do so. He is also the only goaltender to play in three consecutive NCAA finals (1981–1983). He also played for the United States national hockey team in the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo before turning professional.
Awards and honorsEdit
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||1981|||
|All-WCHA Second Team||1981–82|||
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||1983|||
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
- "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Hockeygoalies.org profile
|Awards and achievements|
| NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
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