Getting playing time late in what would be his final game at Notre Dame was not exactly the way senior backup goaltender Mike Johnson wanted to go out.
TOLEDO, Ohio - In the small world of college hockey, a No. 1 seed and No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament are seldom separated by much.
Playoff hockey is all about hitting your stride at the right time of the season. How you’re seeded in the NCAA tournament means less than how you’re playing going into the thing.
SOUTH BEND — A few hours after beating Michigan in Detroit to win the CCHA’s final tournament championship, Notre Dame found out exactly what that victory was worth.
DETROIT — While this outcome was not out of the question, it may have been hard to believe back in January.
DETROIT - Heading into Saturday’s matchup against the CCHA's goaltender of the year, Ohio State's Brady Hjelle, Notre Dame hockey coach Jeff Jackson knew his team had to do two things.