By Lauren Rose - For UMassAthletics.com
As a Senior in 2010-11: Game-by-Game Statistics
Senior captain Dainton played 32 games this season with 879 saves and 1750:15 minutes... Finishing the season with a 6-18-5 record Dainton posted a 3.05 goals against average and .908 saves percentage... Allowed 89 goals with 26 on power plays along with 4 short handed goals... Had 15 games with 30 or more saves... First win of the season achieved against Vermont (11/23) with a season high 44 saves, .914 saves percentage and a 3.16 goals against average... Earned second win against Quinnipiac (11/27) with 25 saves... Third win against UMass Lowell (12/4) with 25 saves... Fourth and fifth wins against UMass Lowell (1/14, 1/15) with 33 saves in the fist game and 28 in the second... Earned sixth win against Vermont with 26 saves... In his first loss of the season against Minnesota (10/8) he contributed 29 saves...During the tie at New Hampshire (11/13) Dainton pulled off the second highest saves in the season with 43 only allowing 3 goals... In the loss against Merrimack (2/19) Dainton stopped 39 shots and allowing only 2 goals...
As a Junior in 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
One of the top returning goaltenders in Hockey East ... Played in 30 games logging 1,736 total minutes ... Posted a 3.08 goals against average, a .901 save percentage and a 15-15-0 record ... Allowed 89 goals - 29 on the power play and 3 short handed ... Had 12 games with 30-or-more saves including a season and career high 42 in the win over New Hampshire (11/13) ... Had 808 saves for the season ... Ranks 2nd all-time at UMass in career goals against average (2.70), save percentage (.908) and wins (39) while ranking 3rd in minutes played (5,298) and fourth in games played (92) and saves (2,347) ... Recorded his 15th win of the season against Maine (3/6), making 35 saves ... Notched his 14th win of the season at Maine (3/5), saving 24 shots while giving up only two goals ... Registered his eight win of the season over Merrimack (12/12) making 33 saves ... Suffered his fifth loss of the season at Lowell (12/5) despite making 33 saves ... Suffered his fourth loss of the season against BC (12/4) making 29 saves ... Suffered his third loss of the season in relief to Dan Meyers despite making 28 saves against Quinnipiac (11/28) ... Recorded his seventh win of the season against Vermont (11/24) with a stellar performance of 27 saves ... Suffered his second loss of the season making 14 saves against UNH (11/14) ... Registered his sixth win of the season making 42 saves against UNH (11/13) ... Made 26 saves in his first loss of the season against Providence (10/31) ... Registered his fifth win of the season against Niagara (11/6) where he made 31 saves on 32 shots ... Registered his fourth win of the season against Providence (10/30) where he made 35 saves ... Registered his third win of the season against Maine (10/23) finishing the game with 26 saves ... Recorded his second win of the season and tied a career high 39 saves including 16 in the third period against BU (10/16) ... was named Hockey East defensive player of the week following his stellar performance against the Terriers ... registered his first win of the season against RPI (10/8) where he allowed only two goals on 30 shots.
As a Sophomore in 2008-09: Game-by-Game Statistics
Before UMass: Played 23 games for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the AJHL posting a 13-6-4 record in 2006-07 ... Registered 1,388 minutes between the pipes with a 2.42 GAA and a .916 save percentage ... Also played for the Port Hope Predators of the OPJHL where he was a two-time all-star ... With Port Hope, Dainton logged 3,336 minutes with an impressive 41-11-3 record, a 2.13 GAA and a .922 save percentage.
Personal: Paul M. Dainton ... Born Dec. 9, 1986 ... Son of Paul and Brenda Dainton ... Majoring in psychology.