Men's Ice Hockey



#10 Irish Open Big Ten Play At #16/RV Ohio State

Notre Dame hits the road for the first time in 2017


Seven Former Irish Players Open Season On NHL Rosters

The 2017-18 NHL season opens tonight as Bryan Rust, Ian Cole and the Pittsburgh Penguins raise the 2017 Stanley Cup banner


Irish Preview: Stanley Cup Playoffs

Following a record-setting year for former Notre Dame players in the NHL, the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin on Wednesday night


Irish Hockey In The Professional Ranks

Many former Irish hockey players are wrapping up successful professional seasons.


Five Former Irish Hockey Players On NHL Opening Night Rosters

Cole, Condra, Lee, Palmieri and Sheahan are set to open the 2015-16 NHL season.


HKY: TJ Tynan, Offense Award Acceptance

TJ Tynan accepts the Offense Award at the annual Hockey banquet.


HKY: TJ Tynan, Team MVP Award Acceptance

TJ Tynan accepts the Team MVP Award at the annual Hockey banquet.


HKY: Beating The Buckeyes


Fighting Irish Xtra 02/06


HKY: Bowling Green Player Post Game


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.


Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey wins CCHA Championship over Michigan on 03-24-2013

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey wins CCHA Championship over Michigan on 03-24-2013.


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.


03-15-2013 Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey vs Bowling Green

Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey come up victorious over Bowling Green in game one of the best of three game series in the CCHA Quarter Finals March 15-17.


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.

Earned four monograms over the course of his Notre Dame hockey career .... was one of three alternate captains on the 2013-14 team ... dynamic, high-energy player with tremendous offensive skills ... ... tied with fellow alternate captain Stephen Johns `14 and Kevin Deeth `10 as Notre Dame's all-time leader in games played with 164 ... scored 54 goals with 107 assists for 161 career points ... had 18 power-play goals, six short-handed tallies and eight game winners in his career ... picked up 66 penalties for 132 minutes ... +28 for his career ... tied for 12th (Kirt Bjork `83) on all-time point list with 161 in career ... tied for ninth (Dave Poulin `82) on all-time assist list with 107 ... following his freshman year was selected in the third round, 66th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft ...signed an NHL Entry Level contract following his senior season with Columbus ... started pro career with AHL's Springfield Falcons where he played in three games, scoring no points.

AS A SENIOR: Played in all 40 games in 2013-14 and led Notre Dame in scoring with eight goals and 30 assists for 38 points ... added three power-play goals, one short-handed marker and one game winner ... had 15 penalties for 30 minutes ... was +15 on the season ... had nine games with two or more points and equalled career highs for points and assists in a game during the season ... selected Notre Dame's offensive player of the year for the third time (2011, 2012, 2014) ... selected to the all-tournament team and as most valuable player of the Shillelagh Tournament after recording a goal and three assists for four points in a win over Alabama Huntsville (Nov. 29) and a loss to Northeastern (Nov. 30) ... had a goal and an assist in 4-3 loss to Boston College at Fenway Park (Jan. 4) ... points made him the 32nd player in Notre Dame history with at least 50 goals and 50 assists for his career ... had a season-high, six-point series (1g, 5a) in sweep of Alabama Huntsville (Jan. 10-11) ... closed the year by scoring seven points (0g, 7a) in six postseason games.

AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in all 41 games and finished fourth in scoring with 10 goals and 18 assists for 28 points ... tied for the team lead with five power-play goals and four game winners ... picked up 14 penalties for 28 minutes ... recorded eight games with two or more points ... captured the final Bill Beagan Trophy as most valuable player of the CCHA Tournament ... helped the Irish to a wins over Maine and Nebraska Omaha (1g, 1a) in the Ice Breaker Tournament in Kansas City, Mo. ... selected to the Ice Breaker all-tournament team and was the tournament's most valuable player ... became the 47th player to reach 100 points for career with an assist in 3-1 win at Michigan (Nov. 15) ... was named the CCHA Warrior player of the month for December after scoring three goals with four assists for seven points as Irish went 4-0-0 in month ... had three points (1g, 2a) in the CCHA Championships at Joe Louis Arena ... scored one goal (ppg, gwg) and added an assist in 3-1 win over Ohio State in semifinals ...set up Austin Wuthrich's game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Michigan in championship game ... selected to the CCHA all-tournament team and was named tournament most valuable player ... had three points in five postseason games.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 39 of 40 games, missing just one while playing in World Junior Championships ... led the Irish in scoring for second consecutive year, scoring 13 goals with 28 assists for 41 points ... scored five power-play goals, scored twice short-handed and had one game winner ... picked up 19 penalties for 38 minutes ... tied for CCHA scoring title in 2011-12 with Michigan State's Tory Krug ... selected first team all-CCHA ... had 11 games with two or more points ... had a career-high, eight-game point streak that carried over from his freshman year (3g, 12a), including points in first seven games of 2011-12... had a goal and four assists in series sweep of Alaska (Nov. 11-12) and was named CCHA player of the week on Nov. 14 ... after missing Boston University game (Dec. 31) while playing in World Juniors, returned to action with a goal and an assist in 4-3 win over Minnesota (Jan. 7) ... held to just one assist in four postseason games.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 44 games, leading the Irish in scoring with 54 points on 23 goals and 31 assists ... added five power-play goals, two short-handed markers and two game winners ... had 18 penalties for 36 minutes ... led all forwards with a +20 rating ... had two multiple-goal games and 16 games with two or more points ... was fourth among CCHA players in scoring and eighth nationally ... four-time CCHA rookie of the week ... became just the third freshman in Notre Dame history to score 50 or more points in his rookie year (Dave Poulin `82 and John Noble `73), who had 59 in their freshmen seasons ... became the first Notre Dame player to have more than 50 points in a season since 1991-92 and the most points since David Bankoske `93 had 56 in 1989-90 ... along with Anders Lee (24) became the first Notre Dame freshmen to score 20 or more goals in a year since Ryan Thang `10 did it in 2006-07 when he had 20 ... selected second team all-CCHA , CCHA all-rookie team, CCHA rookie-of-the year and the Hockey Commissioners' Association (HCA) national rookie of the year ... selected the CCHA and HCA rookie of the month for November ... named the RBC Financial CCHA player of the month for December ... was honorable mention HCA national player of the month for Dec. ... played in eight postseason games with four goals and four assists for eight points.

WITH USA HOCKEY: Participated in the 2012 World Junior Championships in Calgary and Edmonton, Alta., along with teammate Stephen Johns ... had a goal and three assists for four points in helping Team USA to a 3-3-0 record ... in first stint with USA Hockey, was a member of USA Select 18 Team that finished fourth at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Aug. of 2009 ... recorded one assist in three games.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa while playing for the Des Moines Buccaneers ... came up through the Chicago Mission AAA program ... a first-round selection by Des Moines in the 2008 USHL Futures Draft ... he led the Buccaneers in scoring with 17 goals and 55 assists for 72 points in 60 games ... seven of his 17 goals came on the power play while he picked up 26 power-play assists ... his 55 assists were tops in the USHL while his 72 points were fifth overall ... selected to the 2010 USHL all-rookie team full name is Thomas Joseph Tynan ... son of Tim and Brigid Tynan ... has one sister, Katie and one brother, Timmy ... born in Palos, Ill. ... graduated in May of 2014 with a degree in marketing from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

Tynan's Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Shots Sh Pct. P/Min PPG SHG GWG +/-
2010-11 44 23 31 54 104 .221 18/36 5 2 2 +20
2011-12 39 13 28 41 67 .194 19/38 5 2 1 -6
2012-13 41 10 18 28 88 .114 14/28 5 1 4 -1
2013-14 40 8 30 38 91 .088 15/30 3 1 1 +15
Totals 164 54 107 161 350 .154 66/132 18 6 8 +28

T.J. Tynan
T.J.  Tynan


Orland Park, IL

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165


Last Team:
Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)

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