Charlotte Checkers Roster
John Muse

#30 John Muse

Position Goalie
Height 5'11"
Weight 185
Catches Left
Born Aug. 1, 1988
Birthplace East Falmouth, MA
Drafted Undrafted

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP W L O/T SO GAA SV%   GP W L O/T SO GAA SV%
2007-08 Boston College NCAA   44 25 11 8 3 2.20 .921   - - - - - - -
2008-09 Boston College NCAA   37 18 14 5 3 2.72 .904   - - - - - - -
2009-10 Boston College NCAA   29 19 8 2 2 2.40 .910   - - - - - - -
2010-11 Boston College NCAA   34 27 6 1 4 2.30 .920   - - - - - - -
  Portland AHL   1 1 0 0 0 1.85 .943   - - - - - - -
2011-12 Florida ECHL   25 16 6 1 2 2.42 .920   13 11 2 0 1 1.78 .939
  Charlotte AHL   15 10 3 2 2 1.81 .941   - - - - - - -
2012-13 Florida ECHL   21 9 8 4 0 3.66 .884   - - - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   16 7 7 1 0 3.22 .891   1 0 0 0 0 2.26 .917
2013-14 Fort Wayne ECHL   1 0 0 1 0 2.77 .857   - - - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   47 27 18 0 5 2.73 .915   - - - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   79 45 28 3 7 2.64 .916   1 0 0 0 0 2.26 .917
NHL TOTALS   - - - - - - -   - - - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   126 61 42 7 9 2.76 .911   14 11 2 0 1 1.79 .938

Biography

John Muse
Finished the 2013-14 season as the Checkers' all-time wins leader (44) despite starting all three of his professional seasons at the ECHL level ... Was tied with Justin Peters for most all-time shutouts by a Checkers goaltender (7) ... Set a Checkers single-season record for wins (27) in 2013-14 ... Held the record for longest shutout streak in team history (154:03) set in 2013-14 … Won the AHL’s Player of the Week Award twice during the 2013-14 season … Signed an AHL contract with Charlotte on 7/15/14.

2013-14

Completed his third professional season and third split between the Checkers and teams in the ECHL … Went 27-18-0 to set a club record for most wins in a single season. None of the other eight goaltenders the team used during the season won more than four … Had four separate winning streaks lasting five or more games … Tied for fourth in AHL victories and ranked fifth with 1,305 saves … Tied for third in the AHL with a career-high five shutouts … Went 4-for-4 in the shootout, stopping 16 of 20 shots … Began the season on an ECHL deal with Fort Wayne but only played one game before joining the Checkers on a professional tryout contract on 10/23 … Stopped all 30 shots he faced to earn the shutout in his AHL season debut at GR (10/25) … Made 27 saves to earn his second shutout in as many games at CHI (10/27) … Named the AHL's Player of the Week for the period ending 10/27 by stopping all 57 shots he faced in two starts … Set a new team record with a shutout streak of 154:03 until allowing his first AHL goal of the season in the second period of a 35-save victory at RFD (10/31) … Broke a personal five-game losing streak and the team's seven-game losing streak by stopping 21 of 23 shots vs. RFD (11/23) … Tied a franchise record held by teammate Mike Murphy by winning six consecutive games from 11/30-12/19, posting a 2.16 goals-against average and .930 save percentage during that time … Stopped 36 of 37 shots in a 2-1 win at OKC (1/11) … Made 36 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped three of four in the shootout to earn the win over Norfolk (1/19) … Earned his third shutout of the season with 31 saves in a 4-0 win vs. OKC (1/23) … Stopped 26 of 29 shots vs. OKC (1/24) to win his fifth consecutive start … Left the 2/18 game vs. Norfolk due to injury but still recorded the win by stopping 27 of 28 shots in 46:20 of game action … Returned from a six-game injury absence and stopped 35 of 39 shots in regulation and overtime and four of five in the shootout to pick up the win at SA (3/7) … Made a career-high 43 saves in a 3-1 win at TEX (3/12) … Made 35 saves against Lake Erie (3/15) to post his third winning streak of five or more games this season … Set a new club record with his 23rd win of the season by stopping 24 of 25 shots at IA (3/25) ... Recorded his fourth shutout of the season (22 saves) to win the second of back-to-back games at IA (3/26) ... Made 32 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped five of six in the shootout to defeat OKC 3-2 (3/29) … After entering the game in relief of Mike Murphy and with the Checkers trailing 4-2 in the second period, stopped all 27 shots he faced in regulation and overtime and four of five in the shootout as the Checkers came back to defeat OKC 5-4 on 3/30. The win gave Muse victories in five consecutive starts … Became one of two players (Bridgeport's Ryan Strome) to earn multiple AHL Player of the Week awards this season by going 4-0-0 with a 0.81 goals-against average and .972 save percentage for the period ending 3/30 … Went 9-1-0 with a 2.05 goals-against average and .938 save percentage in March … Won 23 of 29 decisions between 11/30 and 3/30 … Picked up his fifth shutout of the season and tied Justin Peters for the most in team history (seven) with 30 saves vs. GR (4/10) … Played in 17 of the Checkers' final 20 games from 3/7-4/19 … Missed seven games due to injury (2/21-3/4; 3/23).

2012-13

Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers, splitting time between Florida (ECHL), Charlotte and Carolina (NHL) … Became the first Checkers player to dress for a game at all three levels in the same season … Began the season in the ECHL and made a season-high 43 saves on 47 shots to earn the win in the Everblades' first game of the season in overtime vs. ORL (10/12) … Made 41 saves on 44 shots and stopped all five in the shootout to earn the win at WHL (12/7) … Earned his second consecutive shootout win by stopping 28 of 32 in regulation and overtime and three of four in the shootout at WHL (12/8) … Stopped 51 of 53 shots to earn victories on back-to-back nights at CIN (12/14) and KAL (12/15) … Earned standings points in 10 consecutive starts (7-0-3) from 11/9-12/15, posting a 3.26 goals-against average and .897 save percentage during that time … Recalled to Charlotte for the first time this season on 1/12 and stopped 25 of 26 shots to earn the win at HOU the following night … Made 30 saves on 32 shots at MIL (2/16) to improve to 3-0-0 at the AHL level this season and 14-3-2 in his AHL career … Stopped 31 of 33 shots to earn the win at NOR (3/6) … Allowed one goal on 34 shots in regulation and overtime and stopped all four in the shootout to win his second consecutive start vs. HOU (3/9) … Made eight consecutive starts from 3/4-3/21, going 3-5-0 with a 3.51 goals-against average and .881 save percentage during that time … Recalled to the NHL for the first time in his career on 3/25 and dressed as the Hurricanes' backup vs. WPG (3/26) … Returned to Charlotte on 4/1 after backing up three games at the NHL level without seeing game action … Stopped 38 of 39 shots in regulation and overtime, helping the Checkers clinch a postseason berth despite losing in the shootout … After missing the Checkers' first four playoff games vs. OKC with an upper-body injury, entered Game 5 in relief of Rob Madore and stopped 11 of 12 shots in his AHL playoff debut vs. OKC (5/4) … Was a healthy extra for one game (4/19) … Missed three games while on NHL recall (3/26-3/30).

2011-12

Completed his first professional season and first with the Checkers, splitting the season between Charlotte and the ECHL Florida Everblades … Named Most Valuable Player of the 2012 Kelly Cup Playoffs as he backstopped ECHL Florida to its first championship ... Led the Checkers in goals-against average (1.81), save percentage (.941) and shutouts (2) and tied for second in wins (10) in just 15 games played … Among goalies who played more than 10 games, led the Everblades in goals-against average (2.42) and save percentage (.920) … Started the season with the Everblades and made 33 saves in his ECHL debut, a 2-1 shootout loss vs. GWI on 10/15 … Recalled to Charlotte for the first time on 10/22 and reassigned to Florida on 11/2 after backing up five games for the Checkers … Picked up his first ECHL win and first professional shutout in a 22-save effort at SC (11/4) … Won four consecutive games from 11/4-11, stopping 108 of 113 shots (1.25 goals-against average, .958 save percentage with one shutout) … Recalled to Charlotte for the second time on 12/7 … Made his AHL season debut and stopped all 24 shots he faced over 42 minutes to pick up the win in relief of Mike Murphy vs. CHI (12/16) … Made a season-high 42 saves and saw his shutout bid spoiled with just 1:01 to play in a 2-1 win vs. SA (1/4) … Posted a shutout streak of 140:28, ranging from the second period of his AHL debut on 4/9/11 with Portland to Evgenii Dadonov's goal late in the third period on 1/4/12 … Reassigned to Florida on 1/13 and played two games for the Everblades (2-0-0, 2.40 GAA, .918 GAA) before re-joining Charlotte on 1/15 … Made 26 saves to record his first career AHL shutout at ABB (1/20) … Stopped 92 of the first 93 shots he faced as a Checker, going 3-0-0 with a 0.37 goals-against average and .989 save percentage … Improved his all-time AHL record to 6-0-0 and his shootout record to 2-0 with a 29-save effort vs. RFD (1/26) … Won each of his first five starts with the Checkers from 12/16 to 1/26, posting a 1.26 goals-against average and .962 save percentage … Suffered his first AHL defeat in his seventh game vs. RFD (1/27) … Won three consecutive starts from 2/3 to 2/10, stopping 84 of 89 shots during that time to improve his Checkers record to 8-1-0 … Made 32 saves to record his second shutout in 11 games but lost 1-0 in the shootout at CHI (2/18) … Started 13 of 15 games from 1/20 to 2/25 … Reassigned to ECHL Florida on 2/29 and made 31 saves in a shootout loss vs. KAL later that day … Won three consecutive games from 3/10 to 3/16 and won four consecutive games from 3/18 to 3/24 … Won his last start of the regular season, improving his record to 9-3-0 (2.41 GAA, .916 SV%) since his last assignment from Charlotte … Won his first three professional playoff games as Florida swept Greenville in the first round ... Returned from injury to make 28 saves and post his first professional playoff shutout vs. KAL (5/2) ... Made 41 saves in Florida's Kelly Cup clinching, Game 5 overtime victory vs. LV (5/23).

2010-11

Joined Portland on an amateur tryout contract at the conclusion of his senior season at Boston College... Played one game for the Pirates, making 33 saves in regulation and overtime and stopping four of five shootout attempts in a 3-2 win at ALB (4/9).

College

Led BC to NCAA National Championships in 2008 and 2010…Started all of Boston College's 81 games from 2007-09, posting a record of 43-25-13 with a 2.46 GAA and a .912 save percentage…Registered a 21-2 record in 23 career postseason contests, including 8-1 in NCAA Tournament play…Earned All-Tournament recognition at the NCAA Frozen Four and won Beanpot Most Valuable Player honors as a junior in 2009-10... Set Boston College single season saves record with 1,171 saves as a freshman.