Nov. 1, 2016
By Dan Colleran
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — After a weekend split with Connecticut, the Notre Dame hockey team moved to No. 9 in the USCHO.com poll and theUSA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.
Notre Dame has now been ranked inside the top-10 for five consecutive weeks to start the 2016-17 season.
LEADING THE NATION
Junior forward Anders Bjork had two goals and two assists in Notre Dame’s 6-2 win over Connecticut last Friday night (Oct. 28) to move his point total to 16 on the season.
With 16 points (7-9-16), Bjork is now tied for the national lead along with Union’s Mike Vecchione. Bjork’s nine assists are also tied for first in the nation, while his seven goals rank fourth.
In addition, sophomore forward Andrew Oglevie leads the nation in power-play points with eight (3-5-8) on the season.
After a busy October, the Irish will have this weekend off before heading out on the road for a weekend Hockey East series at Northeastern (Nov. 12-13).
- Dating back to his freshman season, junior captain Cal Petersen has started 58-consecutive games in the Notre Dame net.
- Andrew Oglevie has an active, career-long point streak of six-games (3-5-8).
- On the season, Oglevie has four goals and seven assists for 11 points and his 11 points are tied for fourth in the nation.
- Through eight games this season, Oglevie has surpassed his point total from last season (31 GP, 5-4-9).
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Dan Colleran, associate athletics communications director at the University of Notre Dame, has been a part of Fighting Irish Media since August 2015 and coordinates all media and publicity efforts surrounding the Notre Dame hockey and golf programs. A native of Walpole, Massachusetts, Colleran spent the previous three years working with the men’s hockey and soccer programs at Providence College. Colleran also spent two years as an Assistant Executive Director of Communications & Championships at the Ivy League and is a graduate of Providence College (’06 & ’08G).