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04/29/2015

Rower Anna Kottkamp and Swimmer Emma Reaney Honored With Two of Notre Dame’s Top Honors

Senior duo receives two of the school’s most prestigious athletic honors at end-of-year celebration.

04/07/2013

Anders Lee Named Hockey's Most Valuable Player At 2013 Awards Banquet

Eric Johnson, Mike Johnson, Mario Lucia, Robbie Russo and Peter Schneider also receive end-of-season awards.

03/20/2013

Irish Ready To Face Ohio State In Final CCHA Championship Weekend

Notre Dame and the Buckeyes set to square off at 1:05 p.m. on March 23.

03/13/2013

Notre Dame And Bowling Green To Meet In CCHA Quarterfinal Series

Irish and Falcons meet in postseason for the first time since 1994-95.

03/02/2013

Irish Hold On For A 4-3 Win Over Bowling Green

Steven Summerhays makes 32 saves to backstop Notre Dame to series-opening win.

03/30/2013

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey falls to St. Cloud State on 03-30-2013

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey falls to St. Cloud State on 03-30-2013.

03/30/2013

Notre Dame vs. St. Cloud State - AP Photos

Notre Dame vs. St. Cloud State - AP Photos

03/23/2013

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey v Ohio State on 03-23-2013

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey take down Ohio State 3-1 in the CCHA Semifinals at Joe Lewis Arena on 03-23-2013.

03/16/2013

03-16-2013 Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey vs Bowing Green

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey wins advance to the CCHA Semifinals at Joe Lewis Arena after defeating Bowing Green 4-3.

03/02/2013

Hockey vs. Bowling Green- Senior Night

The Irish hockey team was victorious over Bowling Green at the Compton Family Ice Arena on March 2nd on senior night.

AS A SENIOR: Played in 18 games after missing most of the first half of the season with an injury ... recorded 13 shots on goal and two penalty minutes ... blocked 14 shots ... appeared in two playoff games ... named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team ... earned the team's Compton Family Leadership in Service award and the Lefty Smith Coaches Award ... one of five 2015 recipients of Notre Dame's Francis Patrick O'Connor Award ... a national nominee for the College Hockey Humanitarian Award.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in 32 games for Notre Dame during the 2013-14 campaign ... recorded five assists for five points ... had two penalties for four minutes ... was +6 on the season ... missed eight games due to injury ... was hurt Oct. 26 at Minnesota Duluth and returned to the lineup Nov. 29 versus Alabama Huntsville ... picked up first assist of the season in opener versus Western Michigan (Oct. 11) when he helped set up Vince Hinostroza's first collegiate goal in 4-0 win over Broncos ... added assists versus Alabama Huntsville (Jan. 11), New Hampshire (Jan. 31), Boston College (Mar. 16) and St. Cloud State (Mar. 29) ... played in six postseason games, collecting a pair of assists.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 28 of Notre Dame's 41 games in 2012-13 ... scored two goals and added two assists for four points ... had one game-winning goal ... picked up three penalties for six minutes and was +6 on the season ... was fourth on the team with 33 blocked shots ... winner of Notre Dame's most improved player award ... made collegiate debut Oct. 19 in 4-1 win versus Minnesota Duluth ... split playing time with junior Jared Beers and freshman Andy Ryan over the first half of the season ... moved into the regular rotation on defense versus Michigan State (Dec. 8) ... scored his first collegiate goal - the game winner - in 7-4 win over Michigan (Feb. 8) at the Compton Family Ice Arena ... recorded first collegiate assist in 3-3 tie at Western Michigan to start three-game point streak ... assisted on Bryan Rust's goal in 1-1 tie against the Broncos the following night ... closed out scoring streak with his second goal of the season in 4-3 win over Bowling Green (March 1) ... played in five postseason games with no points ... Earned the team's Most Improved Player Award following the season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see any action during the 2011-12 season.

IN THE NAHL & USHL: Began his junior hockey career with the Wenatchee Wild of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) in 2009-10 ... played 20 games with the Wild in 2009-10, scoring two goals and adding five assists for seven points ... helped the Wild advance to the Robertson Cup finals ... started the 2010-11 season with Wenatchee as the team captain ... had two assists in 19 games with 18 penalty minutes ... selected to the NAHLs Top Prospects Tournament ... had his rights traded to the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League (USHL) on Dec. 3, 2010 and played for former Irish volunteer assistant coach Jim Montgomery ... member of Dubuque squad that went on to win the 2011 USHLs Clark Cup championship ... collected a goal with two assists for three points in 33 games with 24 penalty minutes.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from James Madison Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin in June 2009 ... played hockey while in high school for the Madison Capitols AAA ... member of three state championship teams and one regional title squad ... full name is Eric Russell Johnson ... son of Bobbi Johnson ... has one brother, Michael, who played in goal for the Irish (2009-13) and one sister, Lauren ... one of 11 sets of brothers to play hockey at Notre Dame and part of the most recent brother duo to play at Notre Dame at the same time as Mike and Eric played together for two seasons (2011-13) ... was a teammate of fellow defenseman Andy Ryan, whose brother Ben played for the Irish from 2007-11 ... Eric was born in Fridley, Minn. ... a double major in sociology and computer applications at Notre Dame ... signed national letter of intent in the early-signing period (November 2010) along with Peter Schneider, Robbie Russo and Andy Ryan.

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Eric Johnson
Eric  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Verona, WI

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
Defenseman

Last Team:
Dubuque Saints (USHL)

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Event Calendar

October 9
7:35 PM
vs Guelph
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 11
4:00 PM
at US National Team Development Program
Plymouth, Mich. (USA Hockey Arena)
October 16
TBA
at Penn State
University Park, Pa. (Pegula Ice Arena)
October 17
TBA
at Penn State
University Park, Pa. (Pegula Ice Arena)
October 23
7:35 PM
vs Minnesota Duluth
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 24
6:35 PM
vs Minnesota Duluth
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 31
2:05 PM
at UConn
Hartford, Conn. (XL Center)

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November 1
2:05 PM
vs UConn
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)

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