#10 Kyle Palmieri
Talented right wing who earned a monogram inhis only season at Notre Dame … selected in thefirst round, 26th overall, of the 2009 NHL EntryDraft by the Anaheim Ducks … signed with Anaheimin August of 2010 after a strong performance at theU.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid,N.Y. … became the second Irish player ever selectedin the first round of the draft, joining former Irishdefenseman Ian Cole (18th overall by St. Louis in2007) … came to Notre Dame after playing twoseasons in USA Hockey[apos]s National TeamDevelopment Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. …played in 33 games in his Notre Dame career, scor-ing nine goals with eight assists for 17 points.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 33 games with theIrish during the 2009-10 season … tied for ninth inscoring on the team with nine goals and eightassists for 17 points … tied fellow freshman RileySheahan for the freshman scoring lead with 17points … was third on squad with five power-playgoals and tied for the team lead with two gamewinners … whistled for 18 penalties resulting in 36penalty minutes … third on team with 96 shots ongoal … got his Irish hockey career off to a fast startwith goals in each of his first two games againstAlabama-Huntsville (Oct. 9-10) … set up Dan Kisselgame-winning goal for his first collegiate assist in3-1 win over Ohio State (Oct. 30) … went pointlessuntil Nov. 19 when he started a three-game goalstreak with Notre Dame[apos]s lone goal in a 1-1 tie atMichigan State (Nov. 19) … scored first career game-winning goal in 4-1 win over the Spartans on Nov.22 … closed out three-game goal streak with apower-play goal in a 2-1 win over Bowling Green(Nov. 27) … was a member of U.S. Junior NationalTeam that won gold medal at Saskatoon, Sask. …had a goal and eight assists for nine points in sevengames … did not play in the Shillelagh Tournamentor versus Ferris State … returned to the Notre Damelineup and started a seven-game point streak (1g,6a) from Jan 15 to Feb. 5 … lone goal in the streakcame on the power play in a 5-3 loss to Nebraska-Omaha (Jan. 29) … had goals in three of the last fourregular season games scoring once in each game ofthe Bowling Green series (Feb. 19-20) and then get-ting the game-winning, power-play goal in the 5-3in over Michigan (Feb. 27) … held scoreless in twopostseason games.
WITH USA HOCKEY: Was invited to the U.S.Junior National Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y.,in August of 2010 … played for the 2010 U.S. JuniorNational Team that won the gold medal by beatingCanada in Saskatoon, Sask., in Jan. of 2010 … scoredone goal with eight assists for nine points in theseven-game tournament to finish third on the teamin scoring … was +8 for the tournament … spent2008-09 with the Under-18 team where he had 15goals and 15 assists for 30 points with 51 penaltyminutes in 33 games … four goals came on thepower play, one was shorthanded and four weregame winners … member of gold-medal winningteams at Four Nations Tournament in Nov. of `08 andFive Nations Tournament in Feb. of `09 … had a hattrick in gold medal winning game versus Finland …in 2007-08, split time with the Under-17 and Under-18 teams, playing in 66 games between the twoteams with 29 goals and 19 assists for 48 points with71 penalty minutes … member of bronze-medalwinning team at the Under-18 World Championshipsin Kazan Russia, where he had two goals and twoassists in seven games.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from PioneerHigh School in Ann Arbor, Mich., while a member ofthe U.S. National program … attended St. Peter[apos]sPrep in Jersey City, N.J., as a freshman and a sopho-more where he lettered for two seasons in hockey …scored 11 goals with 11 assists for 22 points as afreshman … followed with 34 goals and 28 assistcampaign as a sophomore led team to the confer-ence and regional championships … was team MVP,all-conference, all-city and all-state selection … alsoa member of the New Jersey Devils Under-16 team… full name is Kyle Charles Palmieri … son of Bruceand Tammy Palmieri … has two sisters, Tahrin andTaylor and one brother, Devon … born Feb. 1, 1991in Smithtown, N.Y. … was enrolled in First Year ofStudies at Notre Dame.
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