Cunniff, John - Boston College - Forward - (1963-66)

Cunniff, John - Boston College - Forward - (1963-66)

Two-Time All-America (1965-66) ... 1965 ECAC Hockey Player of Year ... 1964 ECAC Hockey Rookie of Year ... Three-Time All-Conference (First Team 1964-65; Second Team 1966) ... 1965 ECAC Hockey First-Team All-Tournament ... 1965 NCAA First-Team All-Tournament ... Member of the 1965 League Champions ... 1965 ECAC Hockey Points Leader (63 points in 27 games) ... His 71 Goals and 82 Assists in 75 Games Established School Record for Career Points ... Led NCAA in Scoring (67 Points) in 1967 ... Two-Time Most Valuable Player of Beanpot Tournament (1964-65) ... Member of 1968 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team ... Spent Three (3) Seasons in World Hockey Association (WHA), Competing with New England Whalers and Quebec Nordiques ... Member of Whalers’ 1973 WHA Championship Team ... Served as Head Coach of National Hockey League’s Hartford Whalers (1983) and New Jersey Devils (1990-1991) ... Inducted into Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978 ... Passed Away in May 2002 at Age of 57