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Flyers Recall Munroe and Nodl

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have recalled goaltender Scott Munroe and forward Andreas Nodl from the Flyers’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, according to club General Manager Paul Holmgren.

 
Munroe, 26, has posted a 14-9-1 record, 2.71 goals-against average, .920 save percentage and three shutouts in 25 games for the Phantoms this season. His 14 wins are tied for fourth in the AHL and he is ranked in the top 10 in several other categories, including shutouts (three – tied for third in the AHL) and save percentage (.920 – seventh in the AHL).

Over parts of the last four seasons (2005-06 through 2008-09), Munroe has appeared in 103 games for the Phantoms, compiling a 47-38-5 record, 2.74 GAA, .914 save percentage and nine shutouts. He was originally signed as a free agent by the Flyers on March 18, 2006.

He joined the Phantoms after completing his senior season at the University of Alabama-Huntsville in 2006. In 31 games for the UAH Chargers during the 2005-06 season, Munroe compiled a 17-11-2 record, 3.01 GAA and .916 save percentage. He was named College Hockey America (CHA) Co-Player of the Year for the 2005-06 season and to the First All-CHA Team for the second consecutive season.
           
A native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Munroe holds UAH records for most games by a goaltender in a career (99), highest career save percentage (.918) and most games played in a single season (31 in 2005-06 and 2004-05).

Nodl, 21, has recorded a goal and three assists for four points and two penalty minutes in 25 games for the Flyers this season. He has registered two goals and three assists for five points and eight penalty minutes in 12 games for the Phantoms this season.
 
He split the 2007-08 season, between the St. Cloud State Huskies of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and the Phantoms, registering 18 goals and 26 assists for 44 points and 22 penalty minutes in 40 games for the Huskies and a goal in three regular season games for the Phantoms. He also scored a goal in 10 playoff games for the Phantoms last season.
 
In two seasons at St. Cloud State, Nodl recorded 36 goals and 54 assists for 90 points and 54 penalty minutes in 80 games. He was named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team and WCHA Rookie of the Year following the 2006-07 season and was named to the WCHA Second All-Star Team following the 2007-08 season.
 
A native of Vienna, Austria, Nodl was drafted by the Flyers in the second round (39th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
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