MICHAEL TIMOTHY BRENNAN; born January 24, 1986 ... shoots right ... has played in all 124 games over the last three seasons ... attended St. Anthony's High School in Huntington, N.Y. for two years, before moving to Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. to play in the U.S. National Team Development Program ... has twice participated in the U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp; traveled to Grand Forks, N.D. in August of 2004 and to Lake Placid, N.Y. in August of 2005.
AS A JUNIOR (2006-07): Served as assistant captain ... played in all 42 games ... shared the program's John "Snooks" Kelley Memorial Award (with Joe Rooney) as the individuals who best typify Boston College hockey ... registered 11 assists; recorded eight assists in league conference contests ... ranked second among BC defensemen with a plus-15 rating; finished the season tied for first (with Tim Filangieri) with a plus-13 rating in league play ... notched an assist on Joe Rooney's game-winning score in a 4-0 victory over Miami (Ohio) in the NCAA Tournament's Northeast Regional championship game in Manchester, N.H. (3/25) ... assisted on Matt Greene's first-period goal in the team's 5-2 Hockey East Tournament title victory over New Hampshire in TD Banknorth Garden (3/17) ... assisted on Pat Gannon's decisive score and recorded a plus-four rating in a 5-2 home win over Massachusetts (12/9) ... assisted on Benn Ferriero's second goal of the game - at 1:12 of the third period - in the team's 3-0 home win over UMass-Lowell (2/22) ... closed the season with a plus-13 rating over the final 14 games.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Played in all 42 games... registered 12 points - two goals and 10 assists; recorded seven assists in 27 league games ... ranked fifth on the team with a plus-20 rating; finished the year with a plus-10 rating in conference play ... enjoyed one multiple-point game ... posted a career-high three assists - including an assist on Brock Bradford's decisive goal - in the team's 8-3 home win over Providence (2/10) ... assisted on Benn Ferriero's game-winning goal against Merrimack (1/13) ... scored one goal against Boston University in the Hockey East Tournament's final round in the TD Banknorth Garden (3/18) ... tallied one goal - an empty-net tally - in the team's NCAA Tournament Northeast Regional victory over Miami (3/24) ... assisted on Chris Collins' shorthanded tally against North Dakota in an NCAA Tournament semifinal round victory in Milwaukee, Wis. (4/6).
AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05): Played in all 40 games, including 24 Hockey East contests ... registered eight points - two goals and six assists; recorded five points - one goal and four assists - in league action ... enjoyed one multiple-point game ... scored two game-winning goals ... assisted on Dave Spina's game-winning goal against Holy Cross (11/22) ... scored his first collegiate goal - the gamewinner - at Merrimack (1/4) ... tallied two assists in a home win over Massachusetts (1/28) ... assisted on Dan Bertram's decisive goal against Harvard in the Beanpot (2/14) ... earned an assist in a 4-3 win over Maine (3/4) ... scored the game-winning goal - at 17:33 of the second period - in the team's NCAA Tournament first-round victory over Mercyhurst in Worcester, Mass. (3/25).
BEFORE BC: Registered 12 points - four goals and eight assists - in 54 games with the U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2003-04 ... played for head coach John Hynes ... recorded nine points - three goals and six assists - in 61 games with the Under-17 Team in 2002-03 ... played the 2001-02 season with the New York Apple Core Juniors of the Eastern Junior Hockey League; tallied six points - two goals and four assists -- in 44 games ... was a member of the U.S. National Under-18 Team that captured the silver medal at the (April 2004) IIHF Under-18 World Championship in Minsk, Belarus ... won a gold medal as a member of National Under-17 Team at the Compuware Four Nations Tournament in Ann Arbor, Mich. in January 2003; earned a silver medal at the U-18 Four Nations Tournament in Huttwil, Switzerland in November 2002.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a communication major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the 2007-08 recipient of the Edward J. O'Brien, Jr. M.D. '63 Hockey Scholarship ... earned 2004-05 and 2006-07 Hockey East All-Academic Team recognition ... Mike and his older sister Meaghan are the children of Rosemarie and Michael Brennan.
BRENNAN'S CAREER STATISTICS