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10/09/2015

Hockey Opens Season With 7-5 Exhibition Win Over Guelph

Dennis Gilbert finished with two goals and two assists for the Irish.

AS A JUNIOR 
• Notched an assist in Notre Dame’s 3-0 win at UMass (Dec. 3), which was his fourth game of the season.
• Centered Notre Dame’s fourth line in the Hockey East semifinal loss due to injuries.
• Dressed as the seventh defenseman in Notre Dame’s 3-2 NCAA win over Minnesota and in the Irish appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four against Denver.

AS A SOPHOMORE 
• Played in eight games and scored a goal in Notre Dame's 8-2 win over UConn at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Nov. 1).
• Finished the season with a +2 rating and had five shots on goal. 

AS A FRESHMAN

• Named to the 2015 Hockey East All-Academic Team.
Skated in 17 games while scoring a goal and adding an assist for two points.
• Blocked 15 shots and had six penalty minutes.
• Made his debut in Notre Dame’s 3-2 win over Vermont (Oct. 31).
• Recorded his first career point with an assist in the 4-0 victory at UMass (Dec. 6).
• Scored his first career goal in Notre Dame’s 5-3 win against New Hampshire (Jan. 31).
That goal against the Wildcats also proved to be his first career game winner.
• Played the final four playoff games of the season.

IN THE BCHL
Joined the Irish after spending the 2013-14 season with the Langley Rivermen in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).
• Scored three goals with 22 assists for 25 points in 57 regular-season games.
• Helped Langley to first place in the BCHL's Mainland Division.

PREP & PERSONAL
Graduated from Saint Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
• Was a three-time letter-winner in hockey and won four letters in tennis for the Cadets.
• In three seasons, played 116 games with 17 goals and 58 assists for 78 points while helping Saint Thomas to three consecutive Minnesota State Class 1A championships.
• A finalist for the Reed Larson Award for the top defenseman in the state as a senior.
• Full name is Anthony Michael Bretzman and he is the son of Peter and Mary Bretzman.
• Has one older brother, John, and two younger sisters, Katie and Olivia.
• Born in Salt Lake City, Utah.
• Enrolled in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business with a major in finance.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 1 (2x - vs. UConn 11/1/15)
Assists: 1 (2x - vs. UMass 12/3/16)
Points: 1 (4x - at UMass 12/3/16)
Multi-point games: n/a
Point Streak: n/a

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Tony Bretzman
Tony  Bretzman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mendota Heights, Minn.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
Defenseman

Last Team:
Langley Rivermen (BCHL)

Event Calendar

Delta

October 1
5:05 PM
USNTDP
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 6
7:35 PM
Alabama-Huntsville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 7
7:05 PM
Alabama-Huntsville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 13
7:35 PM
Denver
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 14
7:05 PM
Denver
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 19
7:35 PM
Sacred Heart
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 20
7:35 PM
Sacred Heart
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 26
7:35 PM
Nebraska-Omaha
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 27
7:35 PM
Nebraska-Omaha
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 3
7:05 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, OH (Value City Arena)
November 4
7:05 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, OH (Value City Arena)
November 10
7:35 PM
Penn State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 11
7:05 PM
Penn State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 17
7:05 PM
RPI
Troy, NY (Houston Field House)
November 18
7:05 PM
RPI
Troy, NY (Houston Field House)
November 24
7:35 PM
Minnesota
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 25
7:05 PM
Minnesota
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
December 1
7:05 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, MI (Munn Ice Arena)
December 2
7:05 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, MI (Munn Ice Arena)
December 8
8:05 PM
Wisconsin
Madison, WI (LaBahn Arena)
December 9
8:05 PM
Wisconsin
Madison, WI (LaBahn Arena)
January 5
7:05 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI (Yost Ice Arena)
January 7
5:05 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 19
7:35 PM
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 20
7:05 PM
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 26
8:05 PM
Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN (Mariucci Arena)
January 27
8:05 PM
Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN (Mariucci Arena)
February 2
7:05 PM
Penn State
State College, PA (Pegula Ice Arena)
February 3
7:05 PM
Penn State
State College, PA (Pegula Ice Arena)
February 9
7:35 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 10
7:05 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 16
7:35 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 18
5:05 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI (Yost Ice Arena)
February 23
7:35 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
February 24
7:05 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
March 2
TBA
Big Ten Tournament First Round
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March 10
TBA
Big Ten Tournament Semifinals
Campus Sites
March 17
TBA
Big Ten Tournament Championship
Campus Sites
March 23
TBA
NCAA Regional
Regional Sites
April 5
TBA
NCAA Frozen Four
St. Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center)
April 7
TBA
NCAA Championship
St. Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center)

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