Moose MacMichael

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Frank Robert (Bob) MacMichael

Born: February 2, 1931 (Moncton, New Brunswick)
Died: January 25, 2014 (Halifax)

 

A defenceman, Bob (Moose) MacMichael anchored Moncton (N.B.) High to consecutive provincial high school hockey crowns in 1947-48 and 1948-49. In the 1949 playoffs, MacMichael led all scorers with eight goals in just three games.

ImageHe then played hockey for the Mounties of Mount Allison University, where he also coached the junior varsity team. MacMichael was captain of the university’s hockey and basketball teams while also playing for the varsity rugby XI, who won a Maritime championship.

He was invited to hockey camps by both the Boston Bruins and the Detroit Red Wings, but signed with neither organization. 

Away from school, MacMichael played baseball for the Moncton Cubs and the Dieppe (N.B.) Cardinals.

A mechanical engineering by schooling, MacMichael partnered with Tom MacPherson to form a business called M&M Engineering.

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