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Muse Earns League Defensive Player Of The Week Honors

John Muse registered 35 saves in leading No. 1 Boston College to a 2-0 win at Northeastern in the season opener on Saturday, Oct. 9.

John Muse registered 35 saves in leading No. 1 Boston College to a 2-0 win at Northeastern in the season opener on Saturday, Oct. 9.

Oct. 11, 2010

Boston College senior John Muse has earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors, according to a league announcement made on Monday.

Muse, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound goaltender, registered 35 saves in the team's 2-0 season-opening victory at Northeastern on Saturday, Oct. 9.

The shutout performance marked the ninth of his career. Muse ended the 2009-10 season with a 20-save shutout performance against Wisconsin in Detroit, Mich., on April 10 and began the 2010-11 with a 35-save shutout effort at Northeastern on Oct. 9. The 35 saves marked his most saves since a 4-3 loss at Denver on Jan. 2, 2010, a span of 17 games

A resident of East Falmouth, Mass., Muse has played in 111 collegiate games. He is 63-33-15 with a 2.41 goals against average and a .914 save percentage.

Boston College (1-0-0) returns to action on Friday, Oct. 15 at Denver, which went 1-0-1 in a two-game series at Vermont over the weekend. The teams will face off on Friday at 9:30 p.m. EST inside Magness Arena. Fox Sports Net Rocky Mountain will televise the game.

The Eagles and Pioneers will conclude the weekend series on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 9 p.m. EST.

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