2012 Kelly Cup MVP joins Komets

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The
Fort Wayne Komets announced Tuesday that goaltender John Muse has agreed to terms with the club for the 2013-14 season.

Muse, 25, snagged an NCAA championship his freshman season with Boston College in 2007-08 and matched the accomplishment in his junior year for a pair of national championships. Muse added a third Hockey East Championship to his collection during his senior year and topped it with the 2010-11 Hockey East Goaltender of the Year Award.

In addition to collecting his third Hockey East title in 2010-11, Muse was also named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team and named an NCAA Second Team All-Star while leading Hockey East goaltenders with a 2.30 goals-against average for the second time in his four-year college career. Muse finished his college career with an overall record of 89-39-16, 12 shutouts and a 2.40 goals-against average while appearing in 144 games (out of a possible 162 with Boston College).

The East Falmouth, Mass. native followed his four-year college campaign with his first complete pro season in 2011-12. Muse split time between the Florida Everblades and the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers before capturing the 2012 ECHL Kelly Cup championship and earning the Playoff MVP Award posting an 11-2 record and a 1.78 goals-against average in 13 postseason appearances.

Last year, Muse again split the season between Florida and Charlotte and finished the year appearing with the Checkers in the Calder Cup Playoffs. Muse has accumulated AHL totals of 18-10-3 with a 2.50 goals-against average and two shutouts in 32 games while scoring ECHL totals of 25-14-7, a 2.98 goals-against average and one shutout in 46 games.