Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey v Miami at Hockey City Classic on 02-17-2013.
Four-time monogram winner for the Irish ... outstanding stay-at-home defenseman who is strong in his own zone ... uses his size and skating ability to make it tough for opposing forwards to get space around the goal ... played in 151 career games at Notre Dame, scoring seven goals with 22 assists for 29 points ... had one short-handed goal and two game winners in his career ... recorded 109 penalty minutes over four seasons ... finished career with a +47 mark ... selected in the sixth round, 177th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Ducks ... signed an NHL Entry Level contract with Anaheim following his senior season ... began his pro career with the Duck's AHL affiliate - the Norfolk Admirals, playing in one game with no points.
AS A SENIOR: Played in all 40 games for Notre Dame during the 2013-14 season ... had a career - high three goals with seven assists for 10 points ... whistled for 15 penalties, resulting in 30 penalty minutes ... had a career-high +22 that was the tops on the team ... had a career-best 90 blocked shots that was best on the team and third in Hockey East ... had 14 games with three or more blocks and blocked at least one shot in 37 of 40 games on the season ... co-winner of Notre Dame's William Donald Nyrop Award as the defensive player of the year along with fellow senior Stephen Johns ... scored first goal of the season in a 3-0 win at Western Michigan (Oct. 12) ... did not light the lamp again until the final regular-season game of the year as he scored first Irish goal of the night in 2-1 overtime win at Boston College (March 1) ... scored final goal of career in NCAA West Regional loss to St. Cloud State (March 29) ... in six postseason games, recorded one goal with three assists.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in 40 of Notre Dame's 41 games ... scored two goals with three assists for five points ... one goal came short-handed ... had 11 penalties for 33 minutes ... led Irish defensemen with a +21 ... tops on team with 75 blocked shots ... had a career-best three-point game (shg, 2a) versus North Dakota (Nov. 24) in 5-2 win ... scored second goal of the season in a 6-3 loss at Ohio State (Feb. 1) ... had 19 games with two or more blocked shots ... had five blocked shots versus Bowling Green twice (March 2 and March 16) ... had no points in five postseason games.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 39 of 40 games ... scored one goal and added two assists for three points ... goal was a game winner ... whistled for 11 penalties resulting in 22 penalty minutes ... was -3 for the season ... scored his only goal of the season in 5-3 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 8) ... game winner came at 2:56 of the third period when his shot from the point found its way through a maze of skates and sticks to beat Bulldog goaltender Aaron Crandall to give the Irish a 4-2 lead ... added assists versus Northeastern (Dec. 2) and Ohio State (March 3) ... played in four postseason games, assisting on one goal.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 32 games during his rookie season ... had one goal and 10 assists for 11 points ... picked up 12 penalties for 24 minutes ... was +7 on the year ... saw his first collegiate action in the season opener versus Holy Cross in the Warrior Ice Breaker Classic ... picked up his first career point on Notre Dame's first goal of the season by Anders Lee, just 1:58 into the game ... chipped in first two-point game (2a) of his career in fourth game of the season, getting a pair of helpers in 4-2 win over Lake Superior (Oct. 15) ... had assists in each game of Western Michigan series (Oct. 29-30) ... scored first collegiate goal, the game winner, in 3-1 win at Michigan (Nov. 12) ... went 11 games without a point before having assists versus Miami (Jan. 29) and Bowling Green (Feb. 11) ... turned in second two-point night (2a) in 5-2 win at Ferris State (Feb. 19) ... recorded final assist of season in 4-2 playoff win in game three of CCHA series against Lake Superior (March 13) ... played in four postseason games with one assist.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Lockport Township High School in Lockport, Ill., while playing for the USHL's Chicago Steel ... played two seasons with the Steel .... in `09-'10 with Chicago, he played in 55 games, scoring six goals with 10 assists for 16 points with two power-play goals and a pair of game winners while picking up 76 penalty minutes ... saw his rights traded following that season to Tri-City for the first pick in the 2010-11 USHL Entry Draft ... began his career in Chicago in `08-'09, scoring two goals with three assists for five points ... has twice played for Team USA ... in Nov. of 2009 joined fellow 2014 grads Jeff Costello and David Gerths on gold-medal winning U.S. Junior Select Team that won World Jr. A Challenge in Summerside, P.E.I. ... in 2008, he teamed with 2014 Notre Dame grad T.J. Tynan with the USA Under-18 Select team at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament at Piestany, Slovakia where the team finished fourth ...full name is Kevin Thomas Lind ... son of Thomas and Lesllie Lind .. has two older brothers, Matthew and Daniel ... brother, Matt, is a 2009 Notre Dame graduate ... born in Palos, Ill. ... graduated with a degree in sociology from Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters in May of 2014.