Dave Reece

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David Barrett Reece (born September 13, 1948 in Troy, New York) is a retired American professional ice hockey goaltender who played the 1975–76 season with the Boston Bruins. He posted an NHL record of seven wins, five losses and two ties, with two shutouts and a 3.32 goals against average.

Reece is most (in)famous for surrendering eleven goals against the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 7, 1976, which included six goals and four assists for Darryl Sittler, setting an NHL-record ten points in one game. He was in net as a replacement for starters Gerry Cheevers and Gilles Gilbert. Reece played the whole game and was never pulled by coach Don Cherry. The game was Reece's last NHL appearance.

In international hockey, Reece served as Mike Curran's backup at the 1977 Ice Hockey World Championship tournament in Vienna. He also was a member of the preliminary U.S/ Olympic roster for the 1972 Winter Olympics but did not make the final cut.

A four-year collegiate hockey player on the University of Vermont men's hockey team, Reece is 7th all-time in save percentage (.900) and goals against average (3.01), while also ranking 5th in all-time saves. He has been named a member of the Vermont Hockey All-Time Team. During his time at UVM, Reece double majored in political science and education.

Reece was also a player agent for Western Professional Hockey League enforcer and track star David Watson and many other minor league players.

Reece went on to live in Hanover, New Hampshire, for a number of years, working successfully as a skating instructor and educational consultant, but now lives in Greenville, South Carolina.

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