|| Joe Aiken
Begins his second season with the Notre Dame hockey team after playing one season with the Notre Dame club hockey program ... hard-working player who has come a long way after trying out for the team as a freshman ... task-oriented player who is driven to succeed ... has good hockey skills ... will push the players ahead of him ... worked hard in the offseason to improve all aspects of his game ... saw action in five games as a junior, taking three shots on goal ... was the second-leading scorer on the Notre Dame club team in its first year of existence in 2012-13, scoring 13 goals with 14 assists for 27 points ... had one power-play goal, three short-handed tallies and four minutes in penalties as the team was 15-7-0 ... standout high school player at Whitefish Bay High School in Wisconsin ... one of three Wisconsin natives on the Notre Dame roster along with fellow senior Eric Johnson (Verona) and freshman Anders Bjork (Mequon).
AS A JUNIOR: Played in five games during the 2013-14 season ... did not score but had three shots on goal and was even for the season ... did not play in any postseason games.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Whitefish Bay High School in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin in 2011 ... three-time letter-winner in hockey ... served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons ... two-time all-North Shore Conference selection in 2010 and 2011 ... all-city choice his senior year ... as a senior scored 41 goals with 27 assists for 68 points to finish fifth in the state of Wisconsin in scoring ... was an honorable mention all-state selection ... attended the same high school as Notre Dame baseball player Charlie Markson ... full name is Joseph William Aiken ... is the son of John and Mary Aiken ... has two younger brothers, Thomas and Ted ... father, John, was a three-year letter winner in hockey at Harvard (1974-76) where he was a goaltender ... grandfather John was also a goaltender at Boston University (1954-55) ... grandfather played in one National Hockey League game for the Montreal Canadiens ... born in Cincinnati, Ohio ... finance major in the Mendoza College of Business.
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