John Muse, goaltender for BC's 2008 and 2010 national championship teams, shares his memories
Former Eagle goalie coached at Boston College for 20 years (1993-2013)
JOHN ROGER MUSE; born August 1, 1988 ... catches left ... earned a bachelor's degree in marketing in May 2011 ... was the recipient of the outstanding senior male scholar-athlete award at Boston College's 2011 All-Sports Banquet ... registered a 21-2 record, a 2.24 goals against average and a .924 save percentage in 23 career postseason contests; went 8-1 with a 2.59 goals against average and a .910 save percentage in NCAA Tournament play; went 13-1 with a 2.35 goals against average and a .932 save percentage in Hockey East Tournament play ... backstopped Boston College to the 2010-11 Hockey East Regular-Season title, three Beanpot championships (2008, 2010 and 2011), three Hockey East Tournament titles (2008, 2010 and 2011) and two NCAA Division I championships (2008 and 2010) ... recorded a school-record 3,696 saves in a school-record 144 games; ranks second all-time in victories (89) ... underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right hip April 30, 2009 ... holds the school's single-season record for saves (1,171; 2007-08) ... played three years at the Noble and Greenough School after spending his freshman year at Falmouth High School.
AS A SENIOR (2010-11): Started 33 games ... earned AHCA All-America East second-team honors ... captured All-Hockey East Association first-team accolades ... earned the Walter Brown Award as the best American-born player in New England ... shared the Norman F . Dailey Award with Cam Atkinson as the program's most valuable players ... garnered Hockey East All-Tournament honors after he went 4-0 with a 2.50 goals against average and a .919 save percentage in league postseason victories over Massachusetts (3/11 & 12), Northeastern (3/18) and Merrimack (3/19); made 33 saves in a 5-4 win over the Huskies and recorded 36 saves in a 5-3 win over the Warriors ... finished the season with a 27-6-1; recorded a 2.30 goals against average and a .920 save percentage ... had an 18-4-1 record, a league-low 1.84 goals against average and a league-high .933 save percentage in conference contests ... recorded four shutout efforts ... earned Hockey East Goaltender of the Month honors for November after he went 5-2-0 with a 1.60 goals against average and a .947 save percentage in seven games ... recorded 30 or more saves in each of 12 games ... recorded 35 saves in the team's 2-0 season-opening victory at Northeastern (10/9) ... stopped all 32 shots in a 4-0 home win over Maine (11/19) ... registered a season-high 38 saves in two victories - at Vermont (11/12) and against Maine (11/21).
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10): Started 29 games ... finished the season with a 19-8-2 record; recorded a 2.40 goals against average and a .910 save percentage ... had an 8-7-2 record, a 2.27 goals against average and a .912 save percentage in conference play ... registered two shutout performances ... made 30 or more saves in each of seven games ... went 7-0 with a 2.40 goals against average and a .909 save percentage in postseason play ... gained All-Tournament recognition at the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Detroit, Mich., after he went 2-0 with a 0.50 goals against average and a .974 save percentage; made 17 saves in a 7-1 win over Miami (4/8) and stopped all 20 shots faced in a 5-0 win over Wisconsin (4/10) in the national championship game ... earned NCAA Northeast Regional All-Tournament honors in Worcester, Mass., after making 28 saves in a 3-1 win over Alaska (3/27) and 32 saves in a 9-7 victory over Yale (3/28) in the regional final ... earned All-Tournament accolades at the Hockey East Tournament; went 3-0 with a 2.59 goals against average and a .900 save percentage ... earned Beanpot Most Valuable Player honors and captured the Eberly Trophy as the tournament's most effective goaltender (highest save percentage; .955); made 33 saves in 57:26 in a 6-0 opening-round win over Harvard (2/1) and then registered 31 saves in a 4-3 win over Boston University (2/8) in the championship game ... stopped all 30 shots in a 3-0 win over Vermont (3/19) in the semifinals of the Hockey East Tournament in TD Garden ... made 30 saves in a 4-1 win at Boston University (12/5) ... registered a season-high 35 saves in a 4-3 loss at Denver (1/2).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Started all 37 games ... finished the season with an 18-14-5 record; recorded a 2.72 goals against average and a .904 save percentage ... had an 11-11-5 record, a 2.72 goals against average and a .907 save percentage in conference play ... made 961 saves, a mark that ranks sixth on the school's all-time single-season list ... registered three shutout performances ... made 30 or more saves in each of 10 games, including two in league playoff competition ... twice earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week accolades ... earned league weekly honors on March 16 after stellar efforts in quarterfinal tournament victories at New Hampshire; recorded 35 saves in BC's 5-3 win over New Hampshire (3/13) in the first game of the league quarterfinal series in Durham, N.H., then stopped all 31 shots in the team's 1-0 quarterfinal-series clinching victory over the Wildcats (3/14) the next night ... also earned league weekly defensive honors on March 9; made 30 saves in a 2-1 overtime loss at Northeastern (3/6), then recorded 24 saves in a 4-1 home victory over the Huskies (3/7) in the regular-season finale ... registered a season-high 41 saves in the team's 5-2 loss at Boston University (1/17) ... made 27 saves in a 2-0 home shutout of Massachusetts (11/21) ... backstopped the team to a second home shutout win over the Minutemen on Feb. 8; stopped all 21 shots ... tallied one assist ... assisted on Joe Whitney's decisive goal in BC's 6-3 home win over Maine (1/24).
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08): Started - and played every minute - of all 44 games ... shared the Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award with Joe Whitney ... gained All-Tournament recognition at the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Denver, Colo., after he went 2-0 with a 1.00 goals against average and a .961 save percentage; made 29 saves in a 6-1 win over North Dakota (4/10) and 20 saves in a 4-1 win over Notre Dame (4/12) in the national championship game ... earned All-Tournament accolades at the Hockey East Tournament, allowing just six goals in four games; went 4-0 with a 1.28 goals against average and a .959 save percentage ... captured Hockey Commissioners' Association National Division Rookie of the Month accolades for March/April ... was honored as the league's Goaltender of the Month for March ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Dodge Holiday Classic in Minneapolis, Minn., allowing just two goals in victories over Air Force (12/29) and RIT (12/30) ... finished the season with a 25-11-8 record; recorded a 2.20 goals against average and a .921 save percentage ... had an 11-9-7 record, a 2.39 goals against average and a .913 save percentage in conference play ... made 1,171 saves, a BC single-season record ... ranked first in the nation with 2725:05 minutes played ... registered three shutout performances ... made 30 or more saves in each of 15 games, including five games in playoff competition ... went 8-0 with a 1.46 goals against average and a .952 save percentage in postseason play ... recorded a career-high 45 saves in BC's triple-overtime victory over New Hampshire (3/22) in the Hockey East Tournament's semifinal round in TD Banknorth Garden ... earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors after stellar efforts against Minnesota (3/29) and Miami (3/30) in the NCAA Tournament's Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass.; made 31 saves in a 5-2 win over the Golden Gophers, a win that secured head coach Jerry York's 800th victory, then stopped 34 shots, including all 10 in the overtime period, in the team's 4-3 victory over the RedHawks the next day ... recorded 29 saves in a 4-0 win over Vermont (3/22) in the Hockey East Tournament title game; earned conference rookie-of-the-week recognition ... gained Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors after leading BC to consecutive victories over Boston University; stopped 33 shots in the team's 6-2 home win over the Terriers (11/30), then recorded 41 saves in a 4-3 victory at BU the next night.
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