Galvin's Career Statistics
Galvin's Career Bests
Will be a key member of Notre Dame's veteran defense in 2003-04 ... three-year monogram winner who has been a regular contributor in each of his first three seasons ... joins Neil Komadoski, Brett Lebda and T.J. Mathieson as one of four seniors on the Irish blue line ... has seven goals and 32 assists for 39 points in 103 career games going into his final season ... was Notre Dame's top scoring defenseman (4g, 19a) as a sophomore ... ranked among the top eight scoring defensemen in the CCHA during the 2001-02 season ... bounced back from a major injury as a freshman to become one of the top offensive threats in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association ... tough, reliable defenseman who will play in all situations as a senior ... strong on his skates with outstanding puckhandling skills ... intelligent defender who makes good decisions on the ice ... has a strong accurate shot from the point that sets up forwards for deflections or scoring chances on rebounds ... as a freshman, missed two months after suffering severed tendons in his left arm prior to an early-November series at Miami ... benefited from two seasons in the United States Hockey League where he played for the Waterloo Blackhawks ... one of three players to sign with Irish in spring of 2000 ... product of Waterloo program that produced former Irish defenseman and `98 CCHA rookie of the year Mark Eaton ... graduated from Canterbury Prep (New Milford, Conn.), which produced four-year Irish starting goaltender Matt Eisler ('98) ... Dean's List selection in the fall of 2001 ... joins Notre Dame program that has produced 15 letterwinners from New York ... noteworthy New York natives who have played for the Irish hockey program include East Amherst product and All-America defensman Jack Brownschidle ('73-'77), his brother Jeff Brownschidle ('77-'81) and Dave Bankoske (Williamsville, '88-'93).
AS A JUNIOR: Played 39 of Notre Dame's 40 games in 2002-03 ... scored three goals with nine assists for 12 points ... had one power-play tally and a game-winning goal ... recorded 12 penalties for 27 minutes ... fired 58 shots on goal for a .052 shooting percentage ... was -3 for the season ... got his season off to a strong start with an assist on Tim Wallace's first collegiate goal in opening tie at Minnesota-Duluth ... picked up a pair of assists (one of two multiple point games on the year) in 8-5 win at Western Michigan ... had back-to-back games with assists versus Ferris State and Boston College ... ripped a wrist shot from the slot to beat Michigan's Al Montoya for first goal of season in ND's 4-3 win over Wolverines (Nov. 23) ... third-period goal tied game at 2-2 and put Irish on way to first regular-season win at Yost since 1982-83 ... turned in second multiple-point game of season with a goal and an assist in 3-3 tie with Vermont (Dec. 29) in third-place game at Ledyard National Bank Tournament ... early third-period goal put Irish ahead 3-2 in game ... scored third goal of the season the following week in 5-3 win at Nebraska-Omaha ... goal was a second-period power-play goal that proved to be the game winner ... suffered through a 12-game scoring drought before picking up an assist in 6-3 win versus Lake Superior ... closed the season with back-to-back assist games versus Northern Michigan and Miami ... assist versus the RedHawks was his lone point in four postseason games.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 38 games as a sophomore leading all Irish defensemen with 23 points (four goals and 19 assists) ... finished third on the team in scoring and tied for eighth among all CCHA defensemen in overall scoring ... had career highs in goals (4), assists (19), points (23) and shots on goal (62) ... was second to Connor Dunlop with 10 assists on the power play ... finished second among all Notre Dame players with a +11 plus-minus ratio ... picked up 14 penalties for 28 minutes on the year ... steady, consistent scorer who never went more than four games without a point ... had six-game and four-game point streaks during the season ... first collegiate goal came on Oct. 12 versus Union College as he scored opening goal in 7-4 loss to Dutchmen ... picked up assist at Ohio State before going four games with out a point ... had back-to-back two-assist games in 5-2 win and 2-2 tie versus Ferris State (Nov. 9-10) ... went on four-game scoring streak (Nov. 17-Dec.7), recording two goals and three assists ... recorded assists versus Western Michigan, one in each game versus Lake Superior State and capped the streak with first two-goal game of career in 6-3 win at Bowling Green, including first career game-winning goal ... goal came when Galvin jumped into the play late and rifled a wrist shot past Tyler Masters to give Irish 4-2 lead at 2:36 of the third period ... after having scoring streak snapped by Falcons, bounced back with three-game streak with one assist versus Princeton in each game of that series and one assist in 3-3 tie with Michigan ... picked up just one assist (vs. Nebraska-Omaha) over next eight games before turning in a two-assist game in 6-5 loss at home to Alaska Fairbanks ... turned in six-game point streak (Feb. 22-Mar. 9) with a goal and five assists ... had one assist in each game of weekend series with Lake Superior and Bowling Green to end regular season ... selected CCHA defensive player of the week for week ending Mar. 3 ... fourth goal of the year came in double-overtime 3-2 loss to Nebraska-Omaha in game one of CCHA playoffs ... goal tied game at 1-1 at 14:42 of first period when his shot from just over the blue line sailed over Dan Ellis' glove ... assisted on David Inman's overtime game-winning goal in game two of series ... in extra session, Connor Dunlop found him alone at right point ... Galvin's low shot was stopped by Ellis, who couldn't control the rebound ... Inman wasted little time firing the rebound over Ellis for a 2-1 Irish win sending the series to a third game.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 26 games for the Irish ... collected four assists with nine penalties for 18 minutes ... had 40 shots on goal and was -6 for the season ... missed 13 games from Nov. 3 through Dec. 30 after severing tendons in his left arm in practice on Nov. 2 ... returned for home series versus Ferris State (Jan. 5-6) ... had one assist prior to injury and three assists over the final 18 games of the season ... picked up first collegiate point versus Michigan State (Oct. 26) ... had assists at home versus Ohio State (Jan. 19), at Ohio State (Feb. 3) and in the season finale versus Western Michigan (Mar. 3).
PREP & PERSONAL: Named second team all-USHL for 1999-2000, as second-leading scorer among defensemen in 14-team league (9g-33a, plus 62 PIM) ... named team MVP after playing in all 58 games, with his five power-play goals helping Waterloo rank fourth in USHL for PP pct. (.193) ... posted five goals and 21 assists in 52 games in '98-'99 ... four-year letterwinner at Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn. ... team captain, team MVP and all-conference as a senior ... led team to conference, regional and state title as a junior ... played in Hockey Night in Boston (HNIB) all-star game and USHL all-star games ... named to HNIB all-scholastic team ... played varsity soccer and lacrosse ... Long Island native who did not begin playing hockey until age of 12 (with Long Island Royals) ... also played on Bantam state title team ... grew up in a family of big Notre Dame fans ... father Thomas Galvin is batallion chief for the New York City fire department ... father's station was one of first to answer the call to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 ... full name is Thomas R. Galvin ... son of Thomas and Eileen Galvin ... born Nov. 2, 1979, in Staten Island, N.Y. ... management major in the Mendoza College of Business.
Galvin's Career Statistics
Galvin's Career Bests
vs. Vermont (1g-1a; 12/29/02)
vs. Alaska Fair. (0g-2a; 2/2/02)
vs. Bowling Green (2g-0a; 12/7/01)
vs. Ferris State (0g-2a; 11/10/01)
vs. Ferris State (0g-2a; 11/9/01)
vs. Bowling Green (12/7/01)
vs. Western Michigan (10/19/02)
vs. Alaska Fair. (2/2/02)
vs. Ferris State (11/10/01)
vs. Ferris State (11/9/01)
5 Shots on Goal
vs. Bowling Green (3/1/02)
vs. Western Michigan (3/3/01)
6-Game Point Streak
(1g-5a); Feb. 22-Mar. 9, 2002 (vs. Lake Superior (2), Bowling Green (2), Nebraska-Omaha (2))