Dunlop's Career Statistics
Four-year monogram winner for the Irish ... one of 39 players in Notre Dame hockey history to score over 100 points (25g, 86a, 111pts) in his career ... served as alternate captain for two seasons ... finished career ranked 32nd on Irish all-time points list (111) and tied for 18th on all-time assists list (86) ... selected honorable mention all-CCHA following 2001-02 season after leading Irish with 45 points (9g, 36a) ... finished second in CCHA scoring with nine goals and 27 assists for 36 points ... 36 assists and 45 points were most by an Irish player since Curtis Janicke had 38 assists and 50 points in 1991-92 campaign ... one of 13 Notre Dame players (through 2004) who are alumni of USA Hockey Developmental program (‘97-’99) ... two-time member of U.S. Junior National team, serving as team captain for the 2001 squad ... product of the St. Louis Amateur Blues program ... his father, Blake Dunlop, played 11 seasons in the National Hockey League for Minnesota, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Detroit.
AS A SENIOR: Finished third in scoring for the Irish with 31 points on six goals and a team-best 25 assists ... scored two power-play goals and had a pair of game winners ... was second on team in CCHA scoring with five goals and 20 assists for 25 points ... team’s top faceoff man as he won 57.2% (460 of 804) of his draws on the year ... had eight multiple-point games, equalling a career-high with four points (2g, 2a) in 6-3 win over Lake Superior State ... had a fast start with four-game assist streak (six helpers) including a three-assist game versus Western Michigan ... held scoreless for six games before recording three consecutive two-assist games (at Michigan and two versus Alaska Fairbanks) ... first goal of the season was the gamewinner versus Wayne State at Joe Louis Arena (Dec. 14) ... picked up three assists in 5-3 win at Nebraska-Omaha ... added a goal and an assist in 4-4 tie at nationally ranked Ferris State ... had just a goal and assist over next seven games before four-point night versus Lake Superior ... added two assists in postseason, with one at Miami in game three of series and one versus Ohio State in 3-2 loss at Super Six.
AS A JUNIOR: Honorable mention all-CCHA after turning in career highs in goals (9), assists (36), points (45), power-play goals (2) and shots on goal (83) ... was +4 on the season ... won 371 of 701 faceoffs for a 52.9% success rate ... led Irish with 13-multiple point games ... had five-game scoring streak (1g, 9a) from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2 ... sparked Irish to first win of season over 12th-ranked Northern Michigan, with four assists in 5-4 win over Wildcats ... paced Irish to 5-2 win over Ferris State with a goal (power play) and an assist ... went on career-best seven-game point streak (2g, 9a) from Dec. 1 to Jan. 4, helping Irish to 5-1-1 mark over that span ... turned in four-point weekend in series sweep versus Lake Superior ... added four-point weekend (all assists) in series split at Miami ... had best weekend of career with two goals and five assists for seven points in 7-5 and 6-5 losses to Alaska-Fairbanks ... turned in second four-point (1g, 3a) game of the season in 6-5 loss ... finished regular season with third three-point game (1g, 2a) in 4-1 win versus Bowling Green ... scored in three of four postseason games ... set up Inman’s overtime gamewinner (8:09 into extra stanza) for 2-1 win over Nebraska-Omaha in game two of opening-round series ... assisted on Jon Maruk’s game-tying goal in 2-1 win in game three versus Mavericks ... set up lone Irish goal in 3-1 loss to Northern Michigan as CCHA’s Super Six.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 30 of team’s 39 games, ranking among team leaders (only 2-yr. career at that point … ) in goals (7), points (19) and shots on goal (66) ... finished sixth on the U.S. team in scoring ... missed three games during the season with a shoulder injury ... missed six games from Dec. 19 - Jan. 6 while playing for the U.S. Junior National Team ... served as team captain as team finished fifth ... had three assists in seven-game tournament held in Moscow, Russia ... scored Notre Dame’s first goal of the season at Hall of Fame Classic versus University of Minnesota ... turned in three-game goal scoring streak between Oct. 17 - Oct. 21, notching single goals versus Wayne State (overtime game winner) and in both games versus Northeastern ... also added an assist for a two-point game in the 5-3 loss to Northeastern ... returned from World Junior Championships to turn in three-point weekend (three assists) at Yale (Jan. 27-28) ... put together a four-game point streak (2g, 2a) in mid-February, scoring key goals in weekend series with Bowling Green ... kept streak alive at Michigan by setting up Brett Lebda’s game-tying short-handed goal at 10:43 of third period, as Irish rallied from 3-1 and 4-2 deficits for 4-4 tie ... scored his final goal of the season in big 5-4 win at Western Michigan during final series of the regular season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Skated in 35 of 42 games while ranking sixth on team – tops among freshmen – with 16 points (3g, 13a) ... scored ND’s only two short-handed goals of the season ... earned CCHA rookie-of-the-week honors after assisting on four of five goals at the IceBreaker Tournament ... three-assist game helped lift Irish past Nebraska Omaha, 7-4 ... short-handed score in 5-3 win at Bowling Green ended 14-game goal drought ... missed seven straight games from Dec. 5-Jan. 1, due to injury and the World Juniors.
WITH USA HOCKEY: Spent ’97-98 and ’98-’99 as member of USA National Developmental Program, with two-year totals of 46 goals and 58 assists in 136 games ... ranked second on ’98-’99 team with 49 points (17g, 32a) in 53 games ... one of three team MVPs at ’99 Five Nations Cup ... also played in Three Nations Cup in Finland. (November of ’98) ... had 28 goals and 21 assists for 49 points in 79 games during 1997-98 season ... two-time scoring leader of Team Central at USA Hockey select-15 and 17 festivals ... selected to USA Junior National team for 1999-00 and 2000-01, serving as team captain in ‘00-’01.
PREP & PERSONAL: Played in ’96-’97 with St. Louis Sting of North American Hockey League ... graduated from Ann Arbor’s Huron High School while training with the NTDP ... played on Chaminade High School hockey team as a freshman, earning second team all-city and all-state as team’s leading scorer ... son of Blake and Nora Dunlop ... full name is Connor Patrick Dunlop ... born Jan. 5, 1981, in St. Louis, Mo. ... graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in American studies.
Dunlop's Career Statistics