35 Yann Danis
35 Yann Danis
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saint Jerome, QUE
High School: St. Joseph
Position: G
Yann Danis is coming off another tremendous season between the pipes for the Bears, starting in all but one game and posting numerous accolades.

2002-2003: Just the fourth two-time recipient of the Class of 1936 Hockey Trophy, the team MVP, Danis was also a repeat Second Team All-ECAC and New England Hockey Writers Association All-Star Team selection ... Earned Second Team All-Ivy honors ... Named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team ... Earned Third Team All-America recognition by InsideCollegeHockey.com ... One of 10 Bears selection to the ECAC All-Academic Squad ... Named ECAC Goalie of the Week five times during the season, earning a spot on the weekly Honor Roll on three occasions ... Broke Brown records for shutouts in a season (5), third in the country; shutouts in a career (8); and single-season saves (1043) ... Also broke the ECAC Tournament records for saves in a season (243 in 7 games), and in a career (340 in 9 games) ... Finished with a .929 save percentage, 2nd in both the ECAC and the nation ... Ranked 8th in the country with a 2.31 GAA ... Stopped all 30 shots he faced, while earning his fourth career-shutout in season-opening 4-0 win over Harvard, named 1st Star ... Earned 1st Star recognition for second straight game as he stopped 29 shots in 5-0 shutout over Vermont, while breaking the Brown career shutout record ... Named 2nd Star against Dartmouth, stopping 35 of 37 shots in 4-2 win ... Named 3rd star against St. Lawrence, stopping 26 of 27 shots in a 5-1 Brown win ... Named 3rd Star with 31-save effort in 1-1 tie with RPI ... Named 1st Star in 3-3 tie with Lowell, stopping a season-high 45 shots ... Stopped all 21 shots he faced en route to his 3rd shutout of the season, the 6th of his career, and 2nd star honors in 4-0 win over Princeton ... Stopped 28 of 32 shots as Brown came back from a two goal deficit twice in a 6-4 win over Yale ... Stopped 31 shots in 4-2 win over Holy Cross ... Made a season-high 49 saves at Harvard ... Stopped a game-high 44 shots in Bears' 2-2 tie with Cornell, including 14 in the first period and seven in the overtime ... Made 28 saves in a come-from-behind victory over Colgate ... Stopped all 30 shots he faced, while breaking the season-shutout record with his fourth of the year, in 3-0 win at Vermont ... Stopped 45 saves the next night, including 19 in the third period, earning 2nd Star honors, at Dartmouth ... Named 1st Star in 4-4 tie with St. Lawrence, stopping 37 shots ... Earned 2nd Star honors the next night with a 46-save effort in 3-3 tie with Clarkson ... Named 2nd Star in game-one of Brown's First Round series with Princeton, stopping 30 of 31 shots in 2-1 win ... Named 2nd Star the next night, stopping 36 shots in game-two as Brown swept the series to move on to the Quarterfinals ... Stopped 110 of 115 shots in three games with Yale, earning 3rd Star honors in games one (41 saves) and two (34 saves), and 1st Star honors in the third game in which he stopped all 35 shots in a 4-0 shutout ... Stopped 27 of 29 shots against #1 Cornell in the ECAC Tournament Semi-final game ... Made 40 saves the next day against Dartmouth in the Consolation game.

2001-2002: The 2002 recipient of the Class of 1936 Hockey Trophy as the team Most Valuable Player ... Became Brown's first All-American since 1992, earning Second-Team honors ... Named to the New England Hockey Writers Association All-Star Team, while earning Second Team All-ECAC and First Team All-Ivy recognition ... Also named Academic All-Ivy and was one of nine Bears selected to the ECAC All-Academic squad ... Tied the Brown record for shutouts in a season with three, 9th in the country ... Ranked 2nd in the nation with a league-leading .938 save percentage, third all-time in the ECAC ... Ranked 5th in the country with a 1.86 goals against average, shattering the Brown record for both save percentage and goals against average ... Led the league with a .943 save percentage in league games, fourth all-time in the ECAC ... Named to the ECAC Honor Roll seven times ... Stopped 29 shots against #15 Maine in his first start of the season, earning Third Star honors ... Notched a season-high 32 saves in a 1-1 tie with Clarkson, earning First Star honors ... Stopped 25 shots at Wisconsin in the Bank One Badger Showdown to help lead Brown to a first round victory ... Made 27 saves the next night in the Championship game against #6 UNH ... Stopped 33 of 35 shots at RPI, earning a 2-2 tie and stopped 31 of 34 shots the next night in a loss at Union ... Stopped 41 of 42 shots in weekend games against Yale and Princeton in five periods of work, earning a 3-1 win over Princeton ... Earned his second straight win with 26 saves against #2 St. Cloud, named Second Star ... Had a 27-save effort the next night, while earning his first career shutout, a 2-0 win over UConn, named First Star ... Earned ECAC Player of the Week and US College Hockey Online (USCHO) Defensive Player of the Week honors following that weekend ... Stopped 30 shots, including 28 in a row to lead Brown to a 2-1 come-from-behind win at #9 UMass-Lowell ... Earned First Star honors in 3-1 win over Dartmouth, stopping 31 of 32 shots, including a scoreless streak of 59:46 ... Stopped 32 of 34 shots the next night in 3-2 win over Vermont ... Named ECAC Goalie of the Week following the weekend sweep of Dartmouth and Vermont ... Stopped all 48 shots he faced in two games in the North Country, earning back-to-back shutouts, accomplishing this feat for the first time since 1929-1930 ... Named ECAC Goalie of the Week and USCHO Defensive Player of the Week after that weekend ... Made 61 saves in two games over the Union/RPI weekend, earning two more victories with 27 saves against Union and 35 against RPI ... Stopped 31 saves in quarterfinal loss at Harvard, stopping a career-high 66 in double-overtime loss at Harvard the next night.

2000-2001: The 2001 co-recipient of the Kevin R. Pope Memorial Trophy, given to the freshman who did the most to contribute to the success of the team, Danis finished his first season with a 3.60 goals against average and a 0.888 save percentage in 12 games, including 10 starts ... Totaled 316 saves with 40 goals against ... Was 1-6-1 in ECAC contests with just 25 goals against and 213 saves in eight games ... Had a 3.21 GAA and a 0.895 save percentage in league games ... In his first collegiate start at Colgate, he stopped 26 shots in the 6-4 loss ... Matched his career high with 26 saves in 3-3 tie at Clarkson, earning the Third Star of the Game as he stopped all 4 shots he faced in the overtime ... Made a career-high 38 saves at UMass, as Brown was outshot 42-17 ... Was named ECAC Rookie of the Week after stopping 26 of 29 shots at Princeton, earning his first career win ... Stopped 32 shots in 5-4 win over UMass-Lowell, including all 14 shots he faced in the final stanza, earning his second consecutive victory; named Third Star of the Game ... Named third star of the game at Dartmouth after stopping a career-high tying 38 shots, including 19 in the third period as he played in his first two ECAC games in a row ... Had another 30-plus save effort with 35 against Clarkson.

Before Brown: Danis spent 1999-2000 with the Cornwall Colts Junior "A" Team, while also going to the St. Joseph School. As the netminder for the Colts, he finished with the best goals against average both in the regular season and in the playoffs. He was also named to the Rookie All-Star Team and to the Academic All-Star Team. Danis helped his team to finish as regular season and playoff champions of the Central Junior "A" Hockey League. He led that same team to go on to win the Fred Page Cup as the Eastern Canadian Champions, finishing in fourth place overall in Canada Junior "A" Hockey. During the 1998-1999 season, he was named to the 17-year old all-star team with the Quebec Junior "AAA" Hockey League. He also played two years, 1996-1998, with Polyvalente of St. Jerome and one year, 1995-1996, with Cap Jeunesse. Personal: Yann Danis is the son of Yves Danis and Ginette Boucher of Saint Jerome, Quebec ... Yann is an only child ... Major: Business Economics/Public and Private Sector Organizations.