January 20, 1982 |
Moose Jaw, SK, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|Played for||Philadelphia Phantoms
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Scott Munroe (born January 20, 1982) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who predominately played in the American Hockey League (AHL). He is currently serving as an assistant coach and goaltending co-ordinator with major junior team, Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
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.
After a year in the SHL, Munroe signed for his final professional season to an AHL/ECHL two-way contract with the Springfield Falcons. On June 30, 2015, Munroe announced his retirement from professional hockey in taking up a coaching position with the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL.
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||40||19||16||—||3||2310||97||3||2.52||.920|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||3||0||3||110||10||0||5.46||.825|
Awards and honours
|All-CHA Rookie Team||2002–03|
|All-CHA Second Team||2002–03|
|All-CHA First Team||2004–05|
|All-CHA First Team||2005–06|
- "MUNROE TILL VÄXJÖ LAKERS" (in Swedish). Växjö Lakers. June 17, 2013. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
- "Lakers sign former AHL star Munroe". expressen.se. 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-17.
- "Moncton Woldcats hire assistant coach and goaltending co-ordinator". Moncton Wildcats. 2015-06-30. Retrieved 2015-06-30.
- Scott Munroe's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Scott Munroe's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Scott Munroe's player profile at TSN.ca
|Awards and achievements|
|CHA Rookie of the Year
|CHA Player of the Year
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