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01/07/2017

#12 Irish Drop 4-2 Decision To Huskies To Split Weekend Series

Irish surrender two third-period goals in weekend finale

12/31/2016

#12 Irish Collect 5-0 New Year's Eve Victory Over Alaska

Petersen notches third shutout of the season against Nanooks

11/18/2016

#9 Irish Down #5 UMass Lowell 4-1 To Split Conference Series

Anders Bjork scored his team-high eighth goal of the season during a dynamic Notre Dame second period

10/07/2016

#8/9 Irish Blast By Arizona State 9-2

Bjork, Nardella and Brauer each scored twice for the Irish.

04/17/2016

Petersen Named Team MVP At Annual Hockey Awards Banquet

Andy Ryan picked up a pair of awards, including Defensive Player of the Year honors.

02/27/2016

Notre Dame vs. Boston University (Feb. 27, 2016)

Notre Dame closed out the regular season with a thrilling 1-0 win over Boston University on senior night.

AS A FRESHMAN
• Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team and was selected as Notre Dame's Rookie of the Year.
• He skated in 35 game and finished tied for fifth on the team with 24 points on four goals and 20 assists.
• He scored one power-play goal, finished with a +9 plus/minus rating and also blocked 20 shots.
• With three goals and 11 assists for 14 points in Hockey East play, he ranked eighth in scoring among Hockey East defensemen while also ranking eighth in scoring among Hockey East rookies.
• Named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week twice (Oct. 26 & Jan. 18).
• Nationally, he ranked 13th in points-per game among defenseman and fourth among freshmen defenseman.
• Registered his first career point with an assist at Penn State (Oct. 17) in his second career game.
• Scored his first career goal in Notre Dame’s 3-3 tie with Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 23) and followed that up the next night with a pair of assists in Notre Dame’s 3-3 tie against the Bulldogs.
• Had a goal in Notre Dame’s 8-2 win over UConn at the Barclays Center (Nov. 1).
• Had a pair of assists in Notre Dame’s 3-3 tie at Western Michigan (Jan. 9).
• Had a career-high three points in Notre Dame’s 7-2 win over Merrimack (Jan. 15) on a goal and two assists.
• Followed that game up with a goal and an assist the next night in Notre Dame’s 5-1 win over the Warriors for a five-point weekend en route to being named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week.
• Had a pair of assists in Notre Dame’s 5-1 win at New Hampshire (Jan. 22).

IN THE USHL

Joined the Irish after playing the previous two seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL).
• Played with the Tri-City Storm in 2014-15, scoring 10 goals and adding 32 assists for 42 points in 56 games.
• His 42 points ranked third among USHL defensemen.
• Ranked third in the USHL with 22 power-play assists and also ranked tied for third in scoring on the Storm while leading the team in assists.
• Had 31 penalty minutes and finished the season with a +15 plus/minus rating.
• Recorded 16 points (4-12-16) in the final 14 games of the regular season to help the Storm earn a playoff berth.
• Helped the Storm advance to the conference semifinals, scoring a pair of goals and adding seven assists in seven playoff games.
• Named to the 2014-15 All-USHL Second Team.
• Began his USHL career in 2013-14 with the Sioux City Musketeers and played in 52 games while scoring a goal and registering 12 assists for 13 points.
• Had a goal and an assist for two points in six playoff games with the Musketeers.
• In 108 career USHL games, notched 11 goals and 44 assists for 55 points while also recording 11 points (3-8-11) in 13 playoff games.
• A first round selection of the Musketeers, eighth overall in the 2012 USHL Futures Draft.

WITH USA HOCKEY
Member of Team USA at the 2014-15 World Junior A Challenge (WJAC-19), which won gold in Kindersley, Saskatchewan.
• Had two assists in four games at that tournament.
• Played for Team USA in the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Tournament held in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
• In five games, recorded one assist as the U.S. won the silver medal, falling in the title game to Canada.
• In August of 2012, he was a member of USA Hockey's Under-17 team that was 5-0-0 and won the gold medal at the Five Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic.

PREP & PERSONAL
A product of the Chicago Mission midget program.
• Graduated from East High School (Sioux City, Iowa).
• His full name is Robert Virgil Nardella III and he is the son of Bob and Alicia Nardella.
Nardella's father, Bob, played college hockey at Ferris State, played professionally for the Chicago Wolves (AHL) and was a member of Italy's National Team, playing in two Olympic Games (Nagano and Turin).
• Has a younger brother, Nicholas.
• Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters with a major in political science.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 1 (3x - vs. Merrimack 1/15/16)
Assists: 2 (4x - at New Hampshire 1/22/16)
Points: 3 (vs. Merrimack 1/15/16)
Multi-Point Games: 5
Point Streak: 6 games (Jan. 2-23; 2-10-12)

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Bobby Nardella
Bobby  Nardella

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rosemont, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
Defenseman

Last Team:
Tri-City Storm (USHL)

Event Calendar

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January 13
W, 2-1
Merrimack
North Andover, Mass. (Lawler Rink)
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January 14
L, 4-2
Merrimack
North Andover, Mass. (Lawler Rink)
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January 20
7:35 PM
New Hampshire
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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January 21
7:05 PM
New Hampshire
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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January 28
7:05 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

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February 3
7:35 PM
Vermont
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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February 4
6:30 PM
Vermont
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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February 10
7:05 PM
Maine
Portland, Maine (Cross Insurance Arena)

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February 11
7:05 PM
Maine
Orono, Maine (Alfond Arena)

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February 17
7:35 PM
Providence College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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February 18
7:05 PM
Providence College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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February 24
6:05 PM
Boston University
Boston, Mass. (Agganis Arena)

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February 25
7:05 PM
Boston University
Boston, Mass. (Agganis Arena)

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March 3
TBA
Hockey East First Round
(campus sites)
March 4
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Hockey East First Round
(campus sites)
March 5
TBA
Hockey East First Round
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March 10
TBA
Hockey East Quarterfinals
(campus sites)
March 11
TBA
Hockey East Quarterfinals
(campus sites)
March 12
TBA
Hockey East Quarterfinals
(campus sites)
March 17
TBA
Hockey East Semifinal
Boston, Mass. (TD Garden)
March 18
TBA
Hockey East Championship
Boston, Mass. (TD Garden)
March 24
TBA
NCAA Regional
TBD
March 25
TBA
NCAA Regional
TBD
March 26
TBA
NCAA Regional
TBD
April 6
TBA
NCAA Semifinal
Chicago, Ill. (United Center)
April 8
TBA
NCAA Championship
Chicago, Ill. (United Center)

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