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Zane McIntyre
Player Profile:
Zane McIntyre 901501
Position: Goalie
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 206
Year: Junior
Hometown: Thief River Falls, Minn.
Club: Fargo-USHL
Major: Psychology
  • Zane McIntyre Career Statistics

Career: UND’s all-time leader in career goals against average (2.10) and save percentage (.926) ... Tied with Brad Eidsness (2008-12) for third all-time in career wins (58) ... Also ranks sixth all-time in appearances (92), seventh in winning percentage (.687) and saves (2,384), and is tied for ninth in shutouts (4).

2014-15 (Junior): Received the Mike Richter Award as the most outstanding goaltender in Division I men’s hockey … Also one of three “Hobey Hat Trick” finalists for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award... Named a CCM Second-Team West All-American by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) … Named to the College Hockey News’ All-CHN First Team and the U.S. College Hockey Online’s All-USCHO Second Team … NCHC Goaltender of the Year ... All-NCHC First Team ... Also named to Academic All-NCHC Team ... Four-time NCHC Goaltender of the Week ... Received UND’s Glenn “Red” Jarrett Male Athlete of the Year Award (all sports) … Received hockey program’s Jeff Anderson Scholarship Award as the team’s most valuable player and the Virg Foss 3-Star Award for receiving the most 3-star voting points during home games ... Named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA West Regional and was named to the all-tournament team ... Stopped 48 of 50 shots in a pair of 4-1 wins over No. 11 Quinnipiac (March 27) and No. 13 St. Cloud State (March 28) ... Owned a .931 save percentage that was the second-best in UND single-season history ... Led the NCAA with 29 wins, tying him with Ed Belfour (1986-87) for second-most in UND single-season history ... Only Aaron Dell (30 in 2010-11) won more ... The first goalie in UND history to win 25 games in a single regular season ... Tied for the NCAA lead in appearances (42), tying the UND single-season record ... Led the NCAA in minutes (2493:21) and ranked second in saves (1,111), fifth in winning percentage (.726), 12th in save percentage ... His 1,088 saves were the third-most in UND single-season history, topped only by Jon Casey (1,160 in 1983-84) and Peter Waselovich (1,126 in 1973-74) ... Started all but one of UND’s 42 games on the season ... Lone game he did not start was Dec. 5 against Lake Superior State, but still came off the bench to earn a win in relief ... That game ended his streak of 30 straight starts, the fifth-longest in UND history ... Started UND’s last 26 games after that, the eighth-longest streak in school history ... Held opponents to three goals or fewer in 37 of his 41 starts ... Made a regular-season career-high 43 saves in UND’s 2-1 win at No. 5 Miami (March 6) that clinched the Penrose Cup outright for UND as NCHC champion ... Logged 30-plus saves in 14 of his starts ... Stopped 52 of 55 shots in UND’s NCHC Quarterfinals sweep of Colorado College ... The two losses at the NCHC Frozen Faceoff marked the first time he lost two games in the same weekend since Nov. 1-2, 2013 ... Recipient of UND’s R Joseph & Trisha Hoefs & Family Impact Scholarship … Earned third letter … Signed entry-level contract with Boston Bruins following the season.

2013-14 (Sophomore): One of three finalists for the NCHC Goaltender of the Year award … Earned Academic All-NCHC honors … Led the NCHC and ranked fifth nationally in goals against average (1.99) … His 1.99 GAA was the fifth-best in UND single-season history … Ranked second in the NCHC in save percentage (.926), the fourth-best in UND single-season history … Named NCHC Player of the Month for March/April … Led the nation in appearances (11), starts (11), minutes played (681:17) and saves (284) during that span while tying for the national lead with a pair of shutouts … Posted a 1.76 GAA and .934 SV% in that time and finished second in the NCAA with an NCHC-best six wins … Allowed two goals or fewer in 10 of 11 starts in March and April … Boasted a 1.48 GAA and .948 SV% in three NCAA Tournament starts … Made a career-high 44 saves in UND’s 2-1 double-overtime win over Ferris State in the NCAA Midwest Region championship game … Stopped 66 of 69 shots in his two regional victories … Three-time NCHC Goaltender of the Week ... Has gone 18-5-1 with a NCAA-leading 1.72 GAA and a .933 SV% over his last 24 starts dating back to Nov. 30 ... Allowed two goals or fewer in 20 of those 24 starts, while allowing exactly three goals in each of the other four ... Stopped 50 of 53 shots (.943) in two games at the NCHC Frozen Faceoff, including a 25-save shutout in the third-place game vs. Western Michigan ... Recorded a 2.19 goals against average in five NCHC playoff games ... Won the NCHC goaltending crown with a 2.26 goals against average during conference play ... UND’s first conference goaltending champion since Aaron Dell in 2010-11 ... Ranked second in the NCHC in save percentage (.922) during conference games ... Recorded his first career shutout (33 saves) in a 3-0 win at No. 20 Minnesota Duluth on Feb. 21 ... Added another shutout two weeks later with 18 saves in a 2-0 win vs. Western Michigan (March 7) ... Had 35 saves in a 4-2 win at No. 1 Miami (Oct. 18) in the NCHC opener … Earned second letter.

2012-13 (Freshman): Two-time WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 12, March 12) ... Named WCHA Rookie of the Week on Feb. 5 ... His .920 save percentage was tied for the fifth-best in UND single-season history and third all-time among freshmen ... Led the WCHA in winning percentage (.708) during conference play after going 7-2-3 ... Ranked fourth in save percentage (.923) during WCHA games ... Led all WCHA goaltenders with a 1.98 goals against average and .937 save percentage after January (10 starts) ... Went 6-1-2 during that stretch ... Ended the regular season by earning his second WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award after stopping 71 of 74 shots in a 2-game split at No. 10 Minnesota State ... Stopped a season-high 37 shots in a 4-3 win to open the series (March 8) ... Turned aside 34 of 37 shots the following night in a 2-1 overtime loss ... Was also named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 12 after stopping 62 of 65 shots in a road sweep at No. 14 Nebraska Omaha ... Earned WCHA Rookie of the Week honors the week prior after stopping 50 of 52 shots in a win and a tie against Wisconsin (Feb. 1-2) ... Made 30-plus saves in seven of his 17 starts, all against nationally-ranked opponents ... Saved 28 of 29 shots in UND’s 2-1 win over No. 14 Niagara in the NCAA West Region semifinal ... Made his collegiate playoff debut with 31 saves in UND’s 5-3 Game 1 win over Michigan Tech in the first round of the WCHA Playoffs (March 15) ... Earned his first career win by stopping 17 of 18 shots in a 4-1 win over Alaska Anchorage in the WCHA season opener (Oct. 26) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Selected by the Boston Bruins in the sixth round (165th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft ... Spent the previous two seasons with the Fargo Force of the United States Hockey League (USHL) ... Named co-recipient of USHL’s 2011-12 Goaltender of the Year award ... Went 26-14-4 and led the USHL in save percentage (.921) and shutouts (7), while ranking second in goals against average (2.22) ... Set franchise records in all four categories and was named Fargo’s Most Valuable Player ... Was a teammate of future UND teammate Bryn Chyzyk ... Went 14-8-0 with a 2.23 goals against average and a .908 save percentage, along with two shutouts, in 2010-11 ... Won a bronze medal with the United States at the 2011 World Junior A Challenge, posting a 0.50 GAA and .979 SV% in two games ... Won gold with the U.S. at the 2010 World Junior A Challenge, recording a 2.05 GAA and .929 SV% in four games ... Spent the 2009-10 season with Thief River Falls High School and won the Frank Brimsek Award as the top senior goaltender in the state of Minnesota ... Also earned first-team all-state honors after posting a 1.81 GAA, .925 SV% and three shutouts in 27 games ... Was an all-state honorable mention as a junior ... A 2010 graduate of Lincoln High School ... Also lettered five times in golf and once in football ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Majoring in psychology ... Son of Kelly Jo Anderson ... Mother and grandmother both attended UND … Legally changed his surname from Gothberg to his mother’s maiden name of McIntyre prior to the 2014-15 season.

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