Cale Morris

Top-Ranked Irish Host #2 Minnesota Duluth for Pair of Title Game Rematches

WHO: #1/1 Notre Dame (3-0-1) vs. #2/3 Minnesota Duluth (4-1-1)
WHEN: Friday, October 26 – 7 p.m. | Saturday, October 27 – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Compton Family Ice Arena 
WATCH: Friday – NBCSN | Saturday – NBC Sports Chicago+ & MY9 (Duluth)
LISTEN: Friday Radio Broadcast | Saturday Radio Broadcast
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  • The Irish and Bulldogs have met 45 times in program history, including twice in the NCAA tournament.
  • Most recently, the two teams met at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota for the 2018 NCAA Frozen Four Championship. Duluth came away with a 2-1 win in that game, with Andrew Oglevie scoring the Irish goal and Cale Morris finishing with 33 saves. 

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  • 299 – In his 14th season, head coach Jeff Jackson now has 299 career wins at Notre Dame (299-177-55)
  • 50 – Notre Dame is embarking upon the 50th season of varsity hockey at the University
  • 28 – With a 28-8-1 record, sophomore goaltender, Hobey Baker Top 10 Finalist and Richter Award finalist Cale Morris led the nation in victories in 2017-18. 
  • 14 – Head coach Jeff Jackson is in his 14th season behind the Notre Dame bench. He has led the Irish to nine NCAA tournament appearances and four Frozen Fours.
  • 8 – The 2018-19 Irish roster boasts eight players who have been selected in the NHL Draft.
  • 7 – With the 2018 Big Ten tournament and regular season titles, Notre Dame has now won even conference championships in program history, each under Jeff Jackson (three regular season)
  • 5 – With his shutout against Providence to claim the Ice Breaker Championship on Oct. 13, goaltender Cale Morris boasts five career shutouts with the Irish 
  • 2 – Against Mercyhurst on Oct. 12, junior Cal Burke notched a third period hat trick — the second of his career. He became the first Irish player since Anders Lee with multiple career hat tricks. 
  • 1 – The Irisk kicked off their 2018-19 campaign in first place at the Ice Breaker Tournament. Following a 6-6 shootout win over Mercyhurst, the Irish defeated Provience 3-0 for the championship.