February 14, 2011

Fred Speck Passes Away

Former Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks forward Fred Speck passed away this past weekend. Here is the obituary courtesy of the Hamilton Spectator.

Speck was a junior star with the Hamilton Red Wings from 1963 through 1968. Speck would briefly play with Detroit and Vancouver, totalling 28 games played with 1 goal and 2 assists. He also played in 123 games in the WHA with Minnesota, Los Angeles and Michigan.

Speck's best year as a pro came in 1970-71 with the AHL's Baltimore Clippers. Speck led the entire AHL in scoring and was named league MVP.

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