WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that goaltender John Muse has been reassigned by the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton from the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers.
Muse is an eighth year pro who racked up a 19-5-2 record while playing for the ECHL’s Reading Royals last season along with a 2.24 goals against average, .931 save percentage and three shutouts. His .931 save percentage ranked fourth among ECHL goalies that played at least 1000 minutes in net last season. He also played 15 AHL games last year with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, posting an 11-2-1 record, 2.46 goals against average and .919 save percentage.
This season, Muse has appeared in nine games for the Nailers and leads all team goalies with four wins. The East Falmouth, Massachusetts native also accrued a 2.98 goals against average and .892 save percentage.
The 30-year-old goalie previously captured two NCAA National Championships as a member of the Boston College Eagles, and he won the ECHL’s Kelly Cup with the Florida Everblades in 2012. Muse was named Kelly Cup Playoffs MVP that year, registering a 1.78 goals against average and .939 save percentage in 13 postseason games on the run to the Everblades’ first and only ECHL title.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 23, when it pays a visit to the Springfield Thunderbirds. The Penguins’ next home game is Saturday, Nov. 24 against the Hershey Bears. Puck drop between the Penguins and Bears is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the 20th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL’s brand new high definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV, which include live and archived games, begin at just $79.99 for the entire 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.