Munce’s credentials are rock solid.
Last season the goalie won 30 games for Bakersfield. This year, he appeared in 17 games with Reading, going 5-6-4, and was called up twice to Manchester.
While in Reading, Munce lost twice to the Chiefs – a 5-3 game at the Sovereign Center on Nov. 3 and a 3-2 shootout at the War Memorial on Dec. 2.
With Bakersfield, he stopped 35 shots and turned away all five shootout attempts in a 2-1 Condors win over the visiting Chiefs on Nov. 30, 2005.
“I think about what I could bring to the plate and what I can do to help this team,” Munce said. “This team didn’t look like it had any problems with goaltending. Coleman and Cey are both very good goaltenders. It’s good to join a tandem. Who knows how long all three of us will be here? We’re all capable goaltenders. It’s a matter of who can pull out the most wins for this team.”
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Awe-some shot: Gwinnett defenseman Jon Awe set the record for the hardest shot in the ECHL All-Star Game in Boise last week at 102.2 miles per hour, shattering the old mark by almost 3 mph.
But Awe wasn’t through. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound blueliner later set a record by netting his 17th power-play goal of the season. Awe leads ECHL defensemen with 20 goals overall and 43 points in 36 games.
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League honors: Texas forward Marco Rosa is ECHL Player of the Week with six goals and eight points in four games. Toledo’s Mike Brodeur is ECHL Goaltender of the Week after going 3-0-0 with two shutouts, including one over the Chiefs on Sunday.