#35 Brian Brooke
Begins his third season with the Irish in 2010-11 … joined the roster full-time during his sophomore year after fellow sophomore Brad Phillips went down in the preseason with a knee injury … served as team[apos]s third goaltender … hard-working goaltender who continues to improve all aspects of his game … will serve as the team[apos]s fourth goaltender in his senior year … integral part of the team on and off the ice … got started at Notre Dame as a freshman in 2007-08, working as the team[apos]s fourth goaltender in practice … played his high school hockey at Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn. … one of four Minnesota natives on the Notre Dame hockey roster, joining fellow senior Ryan Guentzel (Woodbury), sophomore Nick Larson (Apple Valley) and incoming freshman Anders Lee (Edina) … joins Jon Maruk `02 as the second Eden Prairie hockey player to play at Notre Dame … one of 90 players from the state of Minnesota to play at Notre Dame … seventh Irish hockey player all-time to have a father who played in the National Hockey League, joining Brett Henning `01, Jon Maruk `02, Connor Dunlop `03, Neil Komadoski `04, Yan Stastny and Christian Hanson `09 … Brian[apos]s father, Bob Brooke, was an All-American at Yale and played seven seasons in the NHL with the Rangers, Minnesota and New Jersey … outstanding Dean[apos]s List student who … owns a 3.8 grade-point average at Notre Dame.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not play in any games in 2009-10.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not play in any games in 2009-10.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn. … two-sport athlete at Eden Prairie, winning two letters in hockey and three in tennis … team captain of both teams as a senior … played doubles in tennis helping school to conference championships as a junior and a senior and a sectional and state runner-up as a junior … in hockey, helped Eden Prairie to the Lake Conference championship in 2006-07 … served as team captain as a senior and was 16-8-2 with a 2.15 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage … two-time all-conference selection in hockey … as a junior was 13-2-3 with a 1.92 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage … full name is Brian William Brooke … son of Bob and Helen Brooke … has one brother and one sister … his father played hockey at Yale where he was an All-American in 1982-83 … also was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic team and played seven seasons in the NHL for the New York Rangers, Minnesota and New Jersey … born on October 12, 1988 in Minneapolis, Minn. … double major in finance and economics in the Mendoza College of Business.
Brooke[apos]s Career Statistics
|2008-09||Did Not Play|
|2009-10||Did Not Play|