New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with St. Cloud State University goaltender Scott Meyer. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Meyer, 25, posted a 25-8-1 record in 36 matches last season, along with a 2.23 goals against average and a .926 save percentage. He established school records for wins in a season (25), goals against average (2.23), save percentage (.926), winning percentage (.750) and points scored by a goalie (four). Nationally, Meyer ranked fourth in wins (25), fifth in save percentage (.926) and seventh in goals against average (2.23). Within the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), Meyer posted a 16-7-0 record in 24 appearances, backstopping St. Cloud to its first WCHA Final Five Championship, along with its’ second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. He ranked first in the conference with a .924 save percentage, second with a 2.37 goals against average and second with 16 wins. Meyer was selected as a 2000-01 Jofa/AHCA Division I Second Team All-American, as well as being tabbed to the All-WCHA Team for the second consecutive season and a four-time Academic All-WCHA selection.
The undrafted 6-0, 185-pounder completed his four-year collegiate career at St. Cloud with a 47-22-5 overall record in 79 contests, along with a 2.38 goals against average and a .919 save percentage. Meyer holds several school goaltending career records, including best goals against average (2.38), best save percentage (.919), best winning percentage (.669) and most career shutouts (nine). In addition to being a NCAA All-American and two-time All-WCHA selection, Meyer participated in the 2000 summer tour of Norway as a member of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's All-Star Team.
A native of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Meyer played for Fargo-Moorhead of the United States Hockey League (USHL) prior to attending St. Cloud State University.