Dolder's Career Statistics
Two-time monogram winner for the Irish after walking on to the team as a freshman prior to the 2000-01 season ... decided not to play hockey during his senior year prior to the start of 2003-04 preseason training camp ... played in 67 games during his Notre Dame career, with five goals and six assists for 11 points ... two of his five goals were game-winning goals ... hard-working right wing who worked his way into a regular role during his sophomore campaign ... versatile player who saw duty at all three forward positions ... strong skater with outstanding defensive skills ... brother of former Notre Dame captain Ryan Dolder (1997-01) ... played junior hockey in the United States Hockey League with the Des Moines Buccaneers, where he was coached by former Notre Dame assistant coach Tom Carroll ... also has past experience in junior hockey playing with the Twin City Vulcans and Cedar Rapids RoughRiders ... part of a Notre Dame program that has produced 82 all-time letterwinners from the state of Minnesota ... just the second player in Irish hockey history to wear No. 33, joining 2000 graduate Joe Dusbabek.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in a career-best 29 games during the 2002-03 season, with two goals and four assists for six points ... collected three penalties for six minutes ... was +1 for the year with one power-play goal ... played in just 11 of the team’s first 22 games before playing in the final 18 ... scored goals versus Ohio State (power-play goal) and Western Michigan ... had second multiple-point game of career in 5-2 win over Broncos on Mar. 1 ... did not score in the postseason.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 28 games, including the final 22 ... scored three goals with two assists for five points ... two game-winning goals tied for the team lead in that offensive category ... was +1 on the year with 25 shots on goal and a .120 shooting percentage ... whistled for four penalties (eight minutes) ... saw action in just six of Notre Dame’s first 16 games ... got on the scoresheet for the first time in his Irish career versus Ferris State (Nov. 9) ... goal also was first game winner as he whipped the rebound of Tom Galvin’s shot from the right point past the Bulldog’s Mike Brown at 4:27 of the third period, for a 3-1 lead in eventual 5-2 win ... scored on a blast from the top of the right wing circle that beat Alaska Fairbanks’ goaltender Preston McKay to the far post ... that goal was his second of the season and came as part of a three-goal second-period rally that cut Nanook’s lead from 6-2 to 6-5 in eventual loss ... also had a career-high three shots on goal in game versus Alaska Fairbanks ... picked up first career assist in win at Lake Superior State (Feb. 22) ... had first multiple-point game of his career in 4-3 win at home versus Bowling Green (March 1) ... helped set up defenseman Paul Harris’ first-period goal at 6:09 for a 1-0 lead ... third goal of the year at 6:37 of the third period proved to be the gamewinner as he flipped the rebound of Brett Lebda’s point shot over a sprawling Tyler Masters to improve the lead to 4-2 in an eventual 4-3 win ... took a regular shift in all four postseason games, recording five shots on goal.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 10 games, mostly as a fourth-line right wing after walking on to the team to start the season ... recorded no points while taking five shots on goal ... turned in a -2 plus-minus rating for the season.
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner as a forward on the hockey team at Hutchinson High School ... twice named all-conference ... team captain as a senior ... helped team win sectional title in 1997 ... his freshman-year team went undefeated en route to 1995 conference and section titles ... totaled 49 points in 25 games as a senior ... full name is Kyle Nathan Dolder ... son of Tom and Carol Dolder ... born Jan. 16, 1980, in Hutchinson, Minn. ... a management major in the Mendoza College of Business.
Dolder's Career Statistics