Junior goaltender David Brown was named the Notre Dame hockey team’s most valuable player for the 2005-06 season.
Brown, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2004 eighth-round pick (228th overall), was chosen as the Notre Dame Monogram Club’s team most valuable player.
Brown, a native of Stoney Creek, Ontario, finished the season with a 9-15-4 record and a 2.47 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage. He sparked Notre Dame’s late-season playoff run by playing in 11 of the team’s last 12 games with a 1.47 goals-against average and a .949 save percentage. Notre Dame’s CCHA Perani Cup winner for star of the game with 38 points, Brown was also the RBK Financial/CCHA goaltender of the week for Feb. 13 and the RBK/CCHA player of the month for February. His season goals-against average and save percentage were both the third best single-season marks in the program’s history.