Notre Dame has drawn an impressive array of talent through its pipeline from Minneapolis suburb to South Bend.
No fewer than 24 Edina natives have come to Notre Dame to play or coach hockey for the Fighting Irish, including five members of this year's squad.
Seven different players scored for Notre Dame in the victory.
Dylan Malmquist scored his first career goal for the Irish.
The Notre Dame hockey team opened the 2015-16 season with a two-game road series at Penn State (Oct. 16-17).
AS A JUNIOR
• Played in a career-high 27 games, all at the forward position.
• Scored a goal and added an assist for two points and had 17 shots on goal.
• Notched a goal in Notre Dame's 5-3 loss at Penn State (Oct. 17).
• Had an assist in the 7-1 win over Western Michigan (Jan. 8).
AS A SOPHOMORE
• Played in 24 games and registered the first three points of his Irish career on a goal and two assists.
• Had four penalty minutes and blocked seven shots.
• Played primarily at right wing but also played defense during a couple games when the team was dealing with injuries on the blue line.
• Notched his first career point with an assist in Notre Dame's 6-1 win at UConn (Jan. 18).
• Scored his first career goal in a 5-3 win over New Hampshire (Jan. 31).
• Played all three games of the Hockey East Quarterfinal series at UMass Lowell, notching an assist in the final game of the season.
AS A FRESHMAN
• Saw action in 12 games both on defense and at right wing for the Irish.
• Had 10 shots on goal.
IN THE USHL
• Joined the Irish after spending two seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL).
• Drafted in the 16th round (236th overall) of the 2011 USHL Entry Draft by Omaha.
• Helped the Lancers to a 34-29-1 mark in 2012-13 and a fifth-place finish in the USHL's Western Division.
• Member of a stingy Lancer lineup that gave up just 183 goals, third fewest in the league.
• Played in 59 games, scoring one goal with 13 assists for 14 points.
• In two seasons at Omaha, saw action in 113 games, notching two goals with 21 assists while chalking up 146 penalty minutes.
PREP & PERSONAL
• Graduated from Edina High School in Edina, Minnesota, in 2011.
• Played four seasons and was a two-time letter-winner for coach Curt Giles.
• Was a teammate of future Notre Dame teammate Steven Fogarty while at Edina.
• As junior in 2009-10 played defense on team that won state AA championship.
• In 2010-11 was a member of Edina team that lost in state AA semifinals.
• Selected all-Classic Lakes Conference as a senior.
• Full name is Benjamin Thomas Ostlie and he is the son of Steve and Cathy Ostlie.
• Born in Edina, Minnesota.
• A Management-Consulting major in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
Goals: 1 (2x - at Penn State 10/17/15)
Assists: 1 (3x - vs. Western Michigan 1/8/16)
Points: 1 (5x -vs. Western Michigan 1/8/16)
Multi-Point Games: n/a
Point Streak: n/a