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03/11/2017

Irish Survive Physical Friars to Advance To Hockey East Semifinal

#12 Notre Dame defeats #10 Providence 4-2 in quarterfinal game two

03/10/2017

#12 Irish Offense Erupts In 5-0 Victory Over #10 Friars

Notre Dame takes 1-0 lead over Providence in best-of-three quarterfinal series

02/24/2017

#13 Irish Bounce #5 Boston University 3-1

Jake Evans scored twice for the Irish and Cal Petersen made 37 saves

02/22/2017

Irish Have Everything To Play For At Boston University

Notre Dame heads to Boston with a six-game unbeaten streak looking to secure a top-four seed in the Hockey East playoffs

02/04/2017

Irish Use 4-1 Win To Take Series From Vermont

Cal Petersen recorded 31 saves while adding an assist

03/11/2017

Notre Dame vs. Providence

Notre Dame vs. Providence - Hockey East quarterfinal game two

01/06/2017

Notre Dame Vs. Michigan Tech (Jan. 6, 2017)

Notre Dame Vs. Michigan Tech (Jan. 6, 2017) at the Compton Family Ice Arena (photos by Mike Bennett and Matt Cashore)

01/01/2017

Notre Dame Vs. Alaska (Jan. 1, 2017)

Notre Dame Vs. Alaska (Jan. 1, 2017) at the Compton Family Ice Arena (photos by Mike Bennett and Matt Cashore)

12/31/2016

Notre Dame Vs. Alaska (Dec. 31, 2016)

Notre Dame vs. Alaska (Dec. 31, 2016) at the Compton Family Ice Arena (photos by Mike Bennett and Matt Cashore)

10/22/2016

#3/4 Notre Dame vs. Penn State

The Irish played Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Compton Family Ice Arena. (Photos by Mike Miller)

AS A SOPHOMORE 
• Played in all 37 games and had a breakout season offensively, scoring eight goals and adding 25 assists for 33 points - all of which were career high totals. 
• Played center for the Irish after playing his freshman season on the wing.
• His 33 points were second on the team, while his 25 assists led the team and ranked tied for seventh among Hockey East players. 
• Seven of his eight goals and 15 of his 25 assists came during Hockey East play.
• Finished the season with four power-play goals and a game winner.
Had nine multi-point games on the season, including six games with at least two assists. 
• Was +15 on the season, which tied for the second best mark on the team.
• Posted three assists in Notre Dame’s 4-3 win against Minnesota (Nov. 6) and also had three assists in the 5-1 win over Merrimack (Jan. 16).
Had a goal and an assist in Notre Dame’s 8-2 win over UConn at the Barclays Center (Nov. 1).
Also scored in Notre Dame’s 2-2 tie versus Northeastern (Nov. 13).
Had a pair of assists in Notre Dame’s 7-1 win over Western Michigan (Jan. 8).
Scored a goal in Notre Dame’s 3-3 tie at Western Michigan (Jan. 9).
Had a goal and an assist in Notre Dame’s 7-2 win over Merrimack (Jan. 15).
Scored a power-play goal in Notre Dame’s 3-2 win at New Hampshire (Jan. 23).
• Had the third period, game-winning goal and added an assist in Notre Dame’s 3-1 win at Vermont (Feb. 6).
Scored the opening goal and added two assists in Notre Dame’s 5-1 win over Maine (Feb. 13).

AS A FRESHMAN
Played in 41 of the team’s 42 games, scoring seven goals and adding 10 assists for 17 points.
• Had one power-play goal and one short-handed tally.
• Blocked 10 shots and had 22 penalty minutes.
• Scored his first career goal in Notre Dame’s 5-1 win over Lake Superior State (Oct. 18).
• Followed that game with a three assist effort in a 6-3 Irish win over Niagara (Oct. 24).
• Also had a goal against Niagara in Notre Dame’s 7-0 win (Oct. 25) for a four-point weekend.
• Had his first career two-goal game in the 3-2 win against sixth-ranked Miami (Dec. 28) in the opening game of the Florida Hockey Classic, including the game-tying, extra attacker goal scored at 19:37 of the third period and the overtime game winner.
• Also added an assist in that win over the RedHawks for a three-point game.
• Scored a goal at Maine (Feb. 7) and at second-ranked Boston University (Feb. 20).
• Skated in all six playoff games and recorded an assist.

NHL DRAFT
Selected in the seventh round (207th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens.

IN THE OJHL

Joined the Irish after spending the previous three seasons (2011-14) with the St. Michael's Buzzers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL).
• Played in 49 games in 2013-14, notching 16 goals and a team-leading 47 assists for 63 points.
• Selected as the OJHL Player of the Month for February 2014.
• Helped the Buzzers to a 27-19-6-1 record and to third place in the South Division of the Southwest Conference.
• In 104 career games, scored 30 goals and added 81 assists for 111 points.
• Finalist for the Canadian Junior Hockey League Rookie of the Year award in 2012-13.
• Played two years for Team Canada East at the World Jr. A Challenge and was a first team OJHL all-prospect selection.

PREP & PERSONAL:
Attended St. Michael's College School in Toronto, Ontario.
• Is the seventh Irish hockey player to attend St. Michael's. 
• Prior to attending St. Michael's, played hockey for the Mississauga Rebels Midget Minor AAA program (2011-12).
• In 56 games scored 28 goals with 57 assists for 85 points.
• Full name is Jacob Wayne Evans and is the son of Wayne Evans and Marilyn Kieffer.
• Has one older brother, Matt.
• Born in Toronto, Ontario.
• Enrolled in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business pursuing a major in management consulting.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 2 (vs. Miami 12/28/14)
Assists: 3 (2x - vs. Minnesota 11/6/15)
Points: 3 (4x - vs. Maine 2/13/16)
Multi-Point Games: 11
Point Streak: 6 games (Jan. 8-23, 2016; 3-7-10)

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Jake Evans
Jake  Evans

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 191

Position:
Forward

Last Team:
St. Michael's Buzzers (OJHL)

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