COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Boston College Men's Hockey Head Coach Jerry York will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020, USA Hockey announced on Monday night. York will be formally inducted next spring along with Dean Blais, Tony Granato and Jenny Potter.
York will become the 10th Eagle overall and third Boston College head coach to make the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, joining two of his predecessors John "Snooks" Kelley (1974) and Len Ceglarski (1992). He was enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame last November in Toronto, becoming the first-ever inductee into the Hall with a body of work exclusively at the NCAA level.
The 2020-21 season will mark York's 49th as a Division I head c oach and his 27th at BC. York is college hockey's all-time winningest coach with 1,091 wins as a head coach. His legendary career has spanned 26 years (1994-present) at his alma mater, 15 years (1979-94) at Bowling Green, and seven years (1972-79) at Clarkson.
During his time on the Heights, York has earned four NCAA Championships (2001, 2008, 2010, 2012), nine Hockey East Tournament Titles, 11 Hockey East Regular Season Championships, and 12 Frozen Four berths. He has led 23 of his teams to 25 or more wins and is the all-time leader in NCAA Tournament wins with 39.
York scored 134 points (64 goals and 70 assists) in his 81-game Boston College career as a three-year letterman from 1964-67. He still ranks top-30 among the school's all-time leaders in career goals and top-40 in career points.