Begins his third season with the Irish in 2010-11 ... joined the roster full-time during his sophomore year after fellow sophomore Brad Phillips went down in the preseason with a knee injury ... served as team's third goaltender ... hard-working goaltender who continues to improve all aspects of his game ... will serve as the team's fourth goaltender in his senior year ... integral part of the team on and off the ice ... got started at Notre Dame as a freshman in 2007-08, working as the team's fourth goaltender in practice ... played his high school hockey at Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn. ... one of four Minnesota natives on the Notre Dame hockey roster, joining fellow senior Ryan Guentzel (Woodbury), sophomore Nick Larson (Apple Valley) and incoming freshman Anders Lee (Edina) ... joins Jon Maruk `02 as the second Eden Prairie hockey player to play at Notre Dame ... one of 90 players from the state of Minnesota to play at Notre Dame ... seventh Irish hockey player all-time to have a father who played in the National Hockey League, joining Brett Henning `01, Jon Maruk `02, Connor Dunlop `03, Neil Komadoski `04, Yan Stastny and Christian Hanson `09 ... Brian's father, Bob Brooke, was an All-American at Yale and played seven seasons in the NHL with the Rangers, Minnesota and New Jersey ... outstanding Dean's List student who ... owns a 3.8 grade-point average at Notre Dame.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not play in any games in 2009-10.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not play in any games in 2009-10.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn. ... two-sport athlete at Eden Prairie, winning two letters in hockey and three in tennis ... team captain of both teams as a senior ... played doubles in tennis helping school to conference championships as a junior and a senior and a sectional and state runner-up as a junior ... in hockey, helped Eden Prairie to the Lake Conference championship in 2006-07 ... served as team captain as a senior and was 16-8-2 with a 2.15 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage ... two-time all-conference selection in hockey ... as a junior was 13-2-3 with a 1.92 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage ... full name is Brian William Brooke ... son of Bob and Helen Brooke ... has one brother and one sister ... his father played hockey at Yale where he was an All-American in 1982-83 ... also was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic team and played seven seasons in the NHL for the New York Rangers, Minnesota and New Jersey ... born on October 12, 1988 in Minneapolis, Minn. ... double major in finance and economics in the Mendoza College of Business.
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