#32 Mike Johnson
Four-time monogram winner at Notre Dame … played in 99 career games, making 91 starts for the Irish during his career … was 43-34-13 overall with a 2.62 goals-against average and a .901 save percentage with two shutouts in his career … closed career ranked fourth on all-time list in goals-against average (4th – 2.62), fifth in save percentage (.901), fifth in winning percentage (.550), seventh in wins (43) and sixth in games played (99) … one of seven Notre Dame goaltenders to win 40 or more games in career … as a senior was one of 11 candidates nationally for the BNY Mellon Wealth Management College Hockey Humanitarian Award … helped lead Notre Dame to the 2011 Frozen Four as he was the most outstanding player of the Northeast Regional … was Notre Dame[apos]s recipient of the CCHA scholar-athlete award for 2011-12 … winner of hockey team[apos]s Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award as a junior … selected to the CCHA all-rookie team in 2009-10.
AS A SENIOR: Saw action in eight games as a senior, making six starts … was 4-1-1 with a 2.39 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage … picked up first win of the season in first start at Northern Michigan (Oct. 27), making 26 saves in 3-2 victory … was injured in second start of the season, a 6-1 win over Lake Superior (Dec. 1) … made 13 saves in 34:23 before injuring ankle in goal mouth collision … returned to action on Jan. 15, giving up four goals on 31 shots in 4-2 loss at Bowling Green … came on in relief of Steven Summerhays on Feb. 1 in 6-3 loss at Ohio State … started the following night versus Buckeyes in 2-2 overtime tie, making 20 saves … stopped all four shots in shootout with Irish winning, 1-0 … started on Feb. 8, making 18 saves in 7-4 win over Michigan … final start came on Senior Night as he made 26 saves in 4-1 win over Bowling Green (March 2).
AS A JUNIOR: Played in 26 of Notre Dame[apos]s 40 games, making 23 starts … was 9-10-3 overall with a 2.69 goals-against average and a .883 save percentage … selected to the CCHA[apos]s scholar-athlete team … won Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award for hockey … after dropping season opener to Minnesota-Duluth (Oct. 7), went on personal best 10-game unbeaten streak (7-0-3) from Oct. 14 to Nov. 25 … included in streak was dramatic 3-2 overtime win in ‘Dedication Game,’ at Compton Family Ice Arena versus Boston College … made season-high 32 saves as Notre Dame scored with 1.1 seconds left in overtime win … followed streak with five consecutive losses from Nov. 25 to Jan. 14 … snapped losing streak on Jan. 28 with 15 saves in 4-2 win at Alaska … made it two in a row with 2-1 win at Bowling Green (Feb. 3), making 24 saves … … ended the season with a personal five-game losing streak (Feb. 10 – Feb. 25) … did not appear in any postseason games.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 36 of Notre Dame[apos]s 44 games, making 34 starts … was 20-10-3 overall with a 2.62 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage … played a career-high 2,087:40 minutes with a career-best 856 saves … recorded one assist … sixth goaltender in program[apos]s history to record 20 or more wins in a season … opened the season with a five-game unbeaten streak (4-0-1) from Oct. 8 to Oct. 30 … streak ended in 3-2 loss at Bowling Green (Nov. 5) … made 23 stops in 3-1 win at Michigan (Nov. 12) … had a season-high 39-save performance in 2-2 tie with Fighting Sioux (Nov. 27) … helped the Irish to an eight-game unbeaten streak (6-0-2) to end the regular season … played all three games of second-round playoff series versus Lake Superior … won game one, 3-2, in overtime (24 saves), lost second game, 3-2 (35 saves) and won series-clinching game, 4-2, making 13 saves … took the loss in CCHA semifinals versus Miami (6-2) … played 43:21, giving up six goals on 24 shots … bounced back with back-to-back outstanding performances in NCAA Northeast Regional … made 32 saves in 4-3 win in overtime against Merrimack (March 26) … stopped 37-of-38 shots in 2-1 win over New Hampshire to send Irish to the Frozen Four … named to Northeast Regional all-tournament team … named most valuable player of Northeast Regional … closed the season with a 4-3 loss to Minnesota-Duluth in NCAA Frozen Four … had 17 saves versus the Bulldogs … appeared in seven postseason games, going 4-3 with a 3.22 goals-against average and a .889 save percentage.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 29 games, making 28 starts for the Irish … was 10-13-5 on the year with a 2.60 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage … selected to the CCHA all-rookie team and was Notre Dame[apos]s rookie of the year … winner of Notre Dame[apos]s Perani Cup Award as the team[apos]s top vote getter in three stars of the game voting … got career off to a fast start on Oct. 16, blanking Providence College, 2-0, with 29 saves … became the second Notre Dame goaltender in as many years to earn a shutout in his first career start … defeated Colgate, 5-2, in opening game of the Shillelagh Tournament opener, making 23 saves … stopped 25 shots the following night in 3-3 tie in title game with North Dakota … stopped four-of-five shots in shoot out to give Irish the tournament win … selected to the Shillelagh Tournament all-tournament team … earned CCHA goaltender of the week honors (Jan. 24) after stopping 71-of-73 shots in win and tie over Lake Superior State … was 0-2-0 with a 5.35 goals-against average and a .810 save percentage in two postseason games.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from James Madison Memorial High School in Madison, Wis., in June of 2007 … played hockey while in high school for the Madison Capitols AAA … played one season of junior hockey in the USHL with Cedar Rapids (`08-[apos]09) and one in the NAHL with St. Louis (`07-[apos]08) … tied for second in the league in shutouts (3) … was third in wins (25), fifth in minutes played (2,263:41) and sixth in save percentage (.909) … played for the North squad in the 2009 USHL Prospects/All-Star game … started his junior career in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) with the St. Louis Bandits … helped the Bandits to the Robertson Cup title where he was 3-0-1 with a 2.62 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage in four starts … for the `07-[apos]08 campaign, was 21-3-1 with a 2.56 goals against and a .909 save percentage … also saw playing time in `07-[apos]08 with Cedar Rapids, playing in two games with a 1-1-0 record, a 2.01 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage …full name is Michael A. Johnson … son of Bobbi Johnson … has one brother, Eric, a member of the Notre Dame hockey team, and one sister, Lauren … graduated with degrees in sociology and computer applications in May of 2013 from the University of Notre Dame.
Johnson[apos]s Career Statistics