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 with Trinity College.
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.
On June 30, 2015, Munroe announced his retirement from professional hockey in serving as an assistant coach and goaltending co-ordinator with major junior team, the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
After two seasons with the Wildcats, Munroe left the team and continued his coaching career in accepting an assistant role with NCAA Division III participant, Trinity College of Connecticut for the 2017–18 season.
|2000–01||Notre Dame Hounds||SJHL||25||—||—||—||—||—||—||4.06||.887||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Notre Dame Hounds||SJHL||45||—||—||—||—||—||—||2.27||.916||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||40||19||16||3||2310||97||3||2.52||.920||3||0||3||110||10||0||5.46||.825|
Awards and honours
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database, or TSN.ca