Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey wins advance to the CCHA Semifinals at Joe Lewis Arena after defeating Bowing Green 4-3.
Four-time monogram winner for Notre Dame ... served as team captain for the 2013-14 season ... hard-nosed physical player with great hands and a nose for the net ... played in 155 career games, scoring 41 goals with 41 assists for 82 points ... had 12 power-play goals and nine game winners in his career ... tied for 10th on all-time penalty minute list with 239 minutes ... selected in the fifth round, 146th overall of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators ... had his rights traded twice during the 2013-14 season, first to Vancouver and then to Tampa Bay ... was not signed by the Lightning, but signed with their American Hockey League team, the Syracuse Crunch.
AS A SENIOR: Saw action in all 40 games during the season ... scored 13 goals and added nine assists for 22 points to finish fourth in goals and sixth in scoring ... had four power-play goals and one game winner ... led the Irish with 31 penalties for 73 minutes ... was +8 for the year ... had one game with two goals and three multiple-point games ... opened the season with a goal in 4-0 win over Western Michigan in season opener ... scored goals in back-to-back wins over Michigan Tech (Oct. 20) and Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 25) ... fourth goal of the year came in 4-1 win over top-ranked Minnesota (Nov. 8) ... had lone multi-assist game (two assists) in 5-2 win over Alabama Huntsville (Nov. 29) ... recorded two-goal game versus the Chargers in 5-0 win on Jan. 11 ... third two-point game (goal and assist) came in 3-0 win at Providence (Feb. 15) ... scored game winner in 2-0 win over Boston University (Feb. 22) ... goal was part of career-best, four-game point streak (2g, 2a) ... in six postseason games scored two goals with one assist for three points.
AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in 33 of Notre Dame's 41 games in 2012-13 ... sidelined twice during season, missing eight games due to injuries ... had 11 goals and career highs in assists (19) and points (30) ... had two game-winning goals on the year ... was +18 on the season ... had 22 penalties for 52 minutes ... collected nine games with two or more points and one multi-goal game ... scored first goal of the season in 4-1 win versus the Bulldogs ... recorded second multi-point game (gwg, 1a) in 4-1 win over Michigan (Nov. 16) ... had lone two-goal game of the season and first of three, three-point nights (2g, 1a) in 5-2 win over North Dakota (Nov. 24) ... returned to the lineup on Jan. 25 versus Ferris State ... turned in a six-point weekend (1g, 5a) in home sweep of Michigan ... had career-high three-assist game in 7-4 win over Wolverines (Feb. 8) ... picked up a goal and two assists in 6-4 win on Feb. 9 ...selected CCHA Postgame offensive player of the week for his play versus Michigan (Feb. 11) ... scored game-winning goal in 2-1 win over Miami at OfficeMax Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field in Chicago (Feb. 17) ... scored one goal in each win in the CCHA Championship at Joe Louis Arena ... had empty-net goal in 3-1 win over Ohio State (March 23) ... scored insurance goal and added an assist in 3-1 win over Michigan to give Irish third Mason Cup title (March 24) ... goal was final tally in CCHA history ... had two goals and two assists for four points in five postseason games.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 28 games as a sophomore ... sidelined twice during the season with injuries that caused him to miss 12 games ... scored five goals with seven assists for 12 points ... scored twice on the power play with three game winners ... third on the team with 22 penalties resulting in 58 penalty minutes ... was -6 on the season ... had a pair of multi-point games on the year ... opened the year with a pair of assists in 4-3 opening-night loss at Minnesota Duluth ... put together a four-game point streak (3g, 2a) from Nov. 26 to Jan. 7 ... scored first goal of the year (ppg) and added an assist in 4-1 home win versus Ferris State ... scored game-winning goal in 5-2 win over Boston University (Dec. 31) ... had third consecutive game with a goal and his second-consecutive game winner in 4-3 win at Minnesota (Jan. 7) ... scored his fourth goal of the year (ppg) and third game winner in 2-0 win over Spartans ... final goal of the year came in 4-2 win over Ohio State in game two of the first-round series sweep of the Buckeyes ... played in four postseason games with a goal and an assist.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 44 games for the Irish in 2010-11 ... scored 12 goals and six assists for 18 points ... had six power-play goals and three game winners ... had 24 penalties for 56 minutes ... picked up first collegiate point with an assist in 4-2 win over Lake Superior (Oct. 14) ... first collegiate goal came on Oct. 29, the game-tying goal, in a 2-2 tie with Western Michigan ... fifth goal (ppg) of the year came in 5-2 loss at Miami (Dec. 4) ... had a power-play goal in 4-3 loss to Minnesota State (Jan. 1) at Shillelagh Tournament ... got back on the scoresheet on Jan. 28 with a power-play goal in 2-2 tie versus Miami ... sixth power-play of the year and eighth goal came on Feb. 12 in 5-1 win over Bowling Green ... had career-best three-point game (1g, 2a) in 3-2 win over Lake Superior (March 11) in game one of CCHA playoff series ... goal was overtime game winner and came at 4:52 of extra session ... picked up second goal of the series in game three, a 4-2 Irish win ... scored opening goal for Irish in NCAA Frozen Four, just 49 seconds into game, in 4-3 loss to Minnesota-Duluth ... played in eight postseason games with three goals and two assists.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in June of 2010 while a member of the USHL's Cedar Rapids RoughRiders ... spent first three high school campaigns at Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesa, Wis. ... was a three-time all-conference selection and two-time all-city and all-state selection at Catholic Memorial ... scored 31 goals with 17 assists for 48 points in his final season at Catholic Memorial ... helped Cedar Rapids to a second-place finish in `09-'10 ... third in team scoring with 29 goals and 19 assists for 48 points ... had 11 power-play goals and three game winners ... racked up 149 minutes in penalties and was +18 on the year ... selected to the East Division all-star team in both seasons with the RoughRiders ... in his first season, 2008-09, finished sixth in team scoring with 24 goals and nine assists for 33 points ... added six power-play goals, three game winners and 73 minutes in penalties ... member of gold-medal winning team at 2009 World Junior A Challenge in Summerside, P.E.I. ... selected player of the game in U.S. win over Russia ... full name is Jeffrey Michael Costello ... son of Tim and Debbie Costello ... has two older brothers, Dan and Matt ... born in Milwaukee, Wis. ... graduated in May of 2014 with a degree in marketing major from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.