Munson Lands With Michigan Tech
CHN Staff Report
HOUGHTON, Mich. Goaltender Packy Munson has joined Michigan Tech for the upcoming season, after spending a year not playing at Denver.
Munson, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound native of Hugo, Minn., last played for Vermont in 2015-16. He decided to transfer to Denver last year, and was with the team while spending the mandatory one-year waiting period. However, this summer, he decided to transfer from Denver as well.
Munson played 21 games for Vermont in 2015-16. He will be a junior and is eligible to play immediately.
For Vermont, he started 20 games, posting a 9-10-1 record with a 2.37 goals against average, and a .920 save percentage. During his first month as a starting goalie, he won four Hockey East awards, including the Goaltender of the Month honor for December after being named the MVP of the Catamount Cup.
Before college, Munson played two seasons (2013-15) with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in the NAHL, appearing in 52 games. He was a Second Team All-State selection for Centennial High School in Circle Pines, Minnesota and owns school records for saves in a single season, career save percentage, and career win percentage.