Onward To Victory provides a look back at the history of Notre Dame Hockey and behind-the-scenes access to the Fighting Irish as they prepare for the Compton Family Ice Arena dedication game against rival Boston College.
Notre Dame earns its second trip to the Frozen Four.
Four-time monogram winner at Notre Dame ... served as team captain along with Sean Lorenz for the 2011-12 season ... highly skilled playmaking forward with outstanding hockey instincts ... finished his career tied for 41st on the all-time scoring list with 45 goals and 60 assists for 105 points ... one of 46 players in the program's history to join the "Century Club" ... played in 153 career games with 18 power-play goals, one short-handed goal and six game winners while being +7 for his career ... was selected to the 2009 CCHA all-rookie team and was named Notre Dame's rookie-of-the-year that season ... selected to the 2011 NCAA Northeast Regional all-tournament team as he helped the Irish advance to their second Frozen Four ... product of two seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the Waterloo Black Hawks ... one of 28 Illinois natives to win monograms with the Notre Dame hockey program.
AS A SENIOR: Played in all 40 games for the Irish in his senior season ... was third on the team in scoring with 12 goals and 15 assists for 27 points ... tied Anders Lee for the team lead with seven power-play goals ... had two game winners and was -3 on the year with 14 penalties for 28 minutes ... had eight multiple-point games and one multiple-goal game ... recorded a pair of four-game point streaks during the season ... opened the season with a goal and an assist in 4-3 loss at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 7) ... had a pair of assists in first-ever game at Compton Family Ice Arena in 5-2 win over Rensselaer (Oct. 21) ... had a hand in both goals (1g, 1a) in 2-2 tie at Northern Michigan (Nov. 4) ... picked up two goals and an assist, including a game winner in the home sweep of Alaska (Nov. 11-12) ... scored once (ppg) and added an assist in 5-2 win over Boston University (Dec. 31) ... sealed a 3-1 win over Michigan on Jan. 20 with empty net goal in final minute ... led the Irish to first-round playoff sweep of Ohio State, scoring both goals in the 2-0 shutout win in game one and then adding a goal and an assist in 4-2 win in game two versus the Buckeyes ... had three goals and two assists in four postseason games for the Irish.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 44 of Notre Dame's games in 2010-11 ... one of six players on the team with 10 or more goals (10) ... added a career-high 17 assists for 27 points ... scored two power-play goals, a short-handed marker and two game winners ... called for 10 penalties resulting in 31 penalty minutes ... was +2 for the season ... selected to the NCAA Northeast Regional all-tournament team ... had one multiple-goal game and seven multi-point games during the season ... first goal of the season was the first short-handed goal of his career and the game winner in 4-2 home win versus Lake Superior State (Oct. 14) ... recorded first multiple-point contest with a goal and an assist in 5-2 loss at Miami (Dec. 4) ... followed that with three consecutive multi-point games versus Northern Michigan (2a, Dec. 12), Canisius (1g, 1a, Dec. 29) and a pair of assists versus Minnesota State on Jan. 1 ... had three assists in 8-1 game at Northern Michigan (Jan. 7) ... picked up fifth goal of the season in 5-5 tie with Miami (Jan. 28)... recorded fourth two-goal game of his career with a pair of lamplighters in 5-1 victory over Bowling Green (Feb. 12) ... scored a goal in 6-2 loss to Miami in CCHA semifinals (March 18) ... had a goal (gwg) and an assist in 4-3 overtime win versus Merrimack in NCAA Northeast Regional ... picked up the game winner in 2-1 win versus New Hampshire in regional championship game ... selected to the Northeast Regional all-tournament team ... in eight postseason games had three goals and two assists for five points.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 30 of teams' 38 games ... was fourth in team scoring with seven goals and 14 assists for 21 points ... had two power-play goals and one game winner ... picked up six minor penalties for 12 minutes ... was +3 for the season to lead the Irish ... recorded five multiple-point games and two multiple-goal games on the season ... missed eight games due to a shoulder injury suffered on Jan. 10 versus Ferris State ... returned to the lineup on Feb. 19 against Bowling Green ... first multiple-point game (1g, 1a) came in 3-0 win at Boston University with the goal being the game winner ... scored both goals in 2-2 overtime tie with Northern Michigan (Nov. 15) ... third multiple-point game of the season came in 4-1 win over Michigan State (Nov. 22) ... had a career-high four-point game (four assists) in 4-4 tie with Bowling Green (Nov. 28) ... scored two goals (ppg, gwg) in 5-2 win over Colgate in the opening game of the Shillelagh Tournament ... followed with a goal in the 3-3 tie with North Dakota in the championship game ... selected most valuable player of the Shillelagh Tournament and to the all-tournament team ... injured in second game of weekend series versus Ferris State ... recorded an assist in return to the lineup at Bowling Green ... was held scoreless in two postseason contests versus Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 39 of 40 games in `08-'09 ... was fifth in scoring with 16 goals and 14 assists for 30 points ... had seven power-play goals and one game winner ... whistled for 13 penalties and 26 minutes and was +5 on the season ... had seven multiple-point games and one two-goal contest ... selected to the CCHA all-rookie team ... was Notre Dame's rookie-of-the-year award winner ... scored a goal in his first game, just 3:30 into the opening period at Denver to become first Irish player to score on first collegiate shot since Tim Wallace `06 did it at the start of the 2001-02 season ... selected CCHA rookie of the week three times in November and was also the conference's rookie of the month ... fourth, two-point game came in 3-2 win at Michigan (Jan. 30) ... scored on the power play and added an assist in 5-2 win over Northern Michigan (Feb. 14) ... recorded first two-goal game at Nebraska-Omaha (Feb. 20) ... second goal of the game came at 3:39 of overtime and was the game winner ... had one goal in game one of second round CCHA playoffs in 5-0 win over Nebraska-Omaha ... had a goal and an assist in CCHA Championship game versus Michigan ... in five postseason games had two goals and one assist for three points.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Benet Academy in Lisle, Ill., in May of 2006 ... played junior hockey with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL ... led Waterloo in scoring in 2007-08 (24-35-59) with 10 power-play goals, one short-handed tally and five game winners in 60 games ... added three goals and five assists in 11 playoff games as the Black Hawks finished second to Omaha for the Clark Cup championship ... spent 2006-07 season in Waterloo where he had 10 goals and 11 assists for 21 points in 33 games ... missed half of the season due to a broken wrist ... Waterloo won the regular-season Anderson Cup but lost in title game to Sioux Falls ... product of the Chicago Chill AAA program from 2003-06 where he was a teammate of former Irish standout Calle Ridderwall `11 in `05-'06 ... duo helped lead the Chill to the Midget Major championship game where they finished second ... full name is William T. Maday ... son of Jim and Terry Maday ... has three brothers and one sister ... born in Hinsdale, Ill. ... graduated with a degree in finance from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business in May of 2012.