Scott Munroe

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Scott Munroe
Scott Munroe 2012-05-05.JPG
Born (1982-01-20) January 20, 1982 (age 32)
Moose Jaw, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
SHL team
Former teams
Växjö Lakers
Philadelphia Phantoms
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Adirondack Phantoms
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present

Scott Munroe (born January 20, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for the Växjö Lakers of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

Playing career[edit]

Munroe played NCAA Division I hockey at the University of Alabama in Huntsville from 2002-2006. Playing in 99 games for the Chargers, Munroe is the all-time career save percentage leader (.918) for UAH. Munroe also holds UAH season records for games played (31), most minutes (1812:54), most shots faced (1,084), most saves (993). He also holds the Chargers' single period record for saves and shots faced stopping 33 of 34 shots against the University of Minnesota on Nov. 2, 2003.

Munroe earned College Hockey America co-Player of the Year honors following his senior year. He also earned CHA Rookie of the Year honors for his play as a freshman. Munroe signed with the Philadelphia Flyers on April 16, 2006.

On April 24, 2008, Munroe was the winning goaltender in the longest AHL game ever played. It was Game 5 of the East Division Semifinals where the Philadelphia Phantoms faced the Albany River Rats at Times Union Center in Albany. The game lasted 142:58 and ended in the fifth overtime where the Phantoms won 3-2. Munroe had 65 stops in the victory while the losing goaltender, Michael Leighton, had 98 saves.

On July 1, 2009, he signed a one-year deal with the New York Islanders.

In the summer of 2011 he signed a one-year two-way deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

On August 23, 2012, he signed a one-year AHL deal with the Adirondack Phantoms.

On June 17, 2013, Munroe signed a one-year contract with the Växjö Lakers of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).[1] On April 16, 2014, Växjö announced that they will not renew Munroe's contract.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season Team League GP W L T OTL MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2002–03 Alabama-Huntsville Chargers CHA 20 11 6 1049 49 1 2.80 .917
2003–04 Alabama-Huntsville Chargers CHA 17 5 9 1 891 47 0 3.16 .903
2004–05 Alabama-Huntsville Chargers CHA 31 16 10 4 1805 69 3 2.29 .930
2005–06 Alabama-Huntsville Chargers CHA 31 17 11 2 1813 91 0 3.01 .916
2005–06 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 2 0 2 0 119 7 0 3.54 .901
2006–07 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 40 15 19 2 2298 117 2 3.05 .908
2007–08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 36 18 8 2 1779 68 4 2.29 .918
2008–09 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 56 31 19 4 3271 134 4 2.46 .926
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 40 19 16 3 2310 97 3 2.52 .920
2010–11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 31 9 12 3 1366 69 1 3.03 .896
2011–12 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 38 19 10 3 2024 85 5 2.52 .907
2012–13 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 31 12 16 0 1745 81 1 2.78 .913
AHL Totals 243 114 90 14 13546 589 19 2.60 .916
CHA Totals 99 49 36 7 5558 256 4 2.76 .918

Playoffs[edit]

Season Team League GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2007–08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 12 5 7 784 29 2 2.22 .921
2008–09 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 3 0 3 180 12 0 4.01 .867
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 3 0 3 110 10 0 5.46 .825
2010–11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 1 0 1 47 4 0 5.08 .862
2011–12 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 1 0 0 4 0 0 0.00 1.000
AHL Totals 19 5 13 1078 51 2 2.84 .901

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CHA Rookie Team 2002–03
All-CHA Second Team 2002–03
All-CHA First Team 2004–05
All-CHA First Team 2005–06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MUNROE TILL VÄXJÖ LAKERS" (in Swedish). Växjö Lakers. June 17, 2013. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.expressen.se/kvp/sport/lakers-fortsatter-att-rensa-i-spelartruppen/

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Riley Riddell
CHA Rookie of the Year
2002-03
Succeeded by
Luke Erickson
Preceded by
Andrew Murray
CHA Player of the Year
2005-06
Shared With
Jeff Van Nynatten
Succeeded by
Sean Bentivoglio