Mario Lucia scored twice for the Irish in game two of conference quarterfinal.
Notre Dame trailed 2-0 and 3-2 but rallied each time to earn a 3-3 tie against No. 5 Minnesota-Duluth on Friday night at the Compton Family Ice Arena.
Justin Wade scored Notre Dame's first goal of the afternoon.
Notre Dame plays Lake Superior State in the Florida College Hockey Classic championship at 7:35 p.m. ET Monday.
Steven Fogarty and Thomas DiPauli record career best four-point games.
Notre Dame closed out the regular season with a thrilling 1-0 win over Boston University on senior night.
Trailing 3-1 at 7:05 of the third period, No. 18 Notre Dame scored three straight goals to post a 4-3, come-from-behind win at third-ranked Boston College on Thursday night at Conte Forum (4,863).
The Notre Dame hockey team opened the 2015-16 season with a two-game road series at Penn State (Oct. 16-17).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 41 games ... had seven points on a goal and six assists ... had 38 penalty minutes ... finished fifth on the team with a +7 plus/minus rating ... ranked third on the team with 49 blocked shots ... notched his first career point with an assist in Notre Dame's 5-3 win over Lake Superior State (Oct. 17) ... scored his first career goal in a 6-1 Irish win at Connecticut (Jan. 18) ... played in all six playoff games and registered an assist in Notre Dame's game three, 7-0 win versus UMass in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs ... earned the team's Most Improved Player award.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in six games during the 2013-14 campaign ... recorded no points ... was -1 in limited playing time ... did not see any postseason action.
IN THE USHL: Joined the Irish after playing three seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL), spending two and a half seasons with the Fargo Force and half of a season with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders ... in his rookie year in Fargo in 2010-11, played in 35 games with one assist and 49 penalty minutes ... a year later (2011-12), scored a pair of goals with five assists for seven points in 57 games ... also played in the 2012 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Muskegon, Mich. ... played the first 17 games of the 2012-13 season with Fargo, scoring one goal with one assist for two points ... traded to Cedar Rapids on Dec. 7, 2012 ... closed out the season with the RoughRiders, playing in 43 games with two goals and five assists for seven points and 87 penalty minutes.
WITH USA HOCKEY: Played for the United States Under-18 team in the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Tournament in the Czech Republic where he was a teammate of Vince Hinostroza ... had one assist in four games ... played for the gold-medal winning USA Under-19 Team at the World Junior A Challenge in November 2012 where he was also a teammate of Hinostroza's.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Fargo South High School in Fargo, North Dakota, while playing for the Fargo Force of the United States Hockey League ... played one year of midget hockey with the Chicago Mission Under-16 team ... helped Mission teams win state and regional championships before moving up to the USHL ... full name is Justin David Wade ... son of David and Courtney Wade ... oldest of five children ... has four sisters, Peyton, Sydney, Darby and Bailey ... born in Bryn Mawr, Pa. ... Information Technology Management major in the Mendoza College of Business ... signed a national letter of intent to attend Notre Dame in the fall of 2011 along with Thomas DiPauli, Sam Herr, Vince Hinostroza and Mario Lucia.