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Morgan Cey ready for new season

The Reminder is making its archives back to 2003 available on our website. Please note that, due to technical limitations, archive articles are presented without the usual formatting.

The Reminder is making its archives back to 2003 available on our website. Please note that, due to technical limitations, archive articles are presented without the usual formatting.

Former Flin Flon Bomber, Morgan Cey, is entering his third season with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. Here is the low-down on one of the best goaltenders to ever wear a Bomber uniform, as he prepares to start the season this week: Enters his third season as Notre Dame's go-to-guy in goal Has appeared in 71 of 79 possible games in his first two seasons Will look to bounce back from right knee surgery in July after suffering injury in summer training One of the top goaltenders in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) In two full seasons is 30-29-9 with a 2.80 goals-against average and a Notre Dame-best career save percentage of .911 30 wins ties him for sixth on all-time Irish win list Set school's single-season save percentage mark (.912) during 2002-03, breaking his own mark (.910) set as a freshman Clutch postseason goaltender who has singlehandedly gotten the Irish to the CCHA's Super Six with incredible playoff performances in the last two seasons With his back-to-back shutouts in CCHA playoffs versus Miami last season, became just the fourth goaltender in CCHA history to turn the trick (Bruce Hoffort - LSSU in '88-'89, Blaine Lacher - LSSU in '93-'94 and Ryan Miller - MSU in '99-'00) In eight career postseason games is 4-4 with a 1.66 goals-against average and a .945 save percentage Currently tied for first at Notre Dame with four career shutouts Has stopped four penalty shots in his first two seasons Athletic goaltender with lightning-quick reflexes and a tremendous glove hand Aggressive in the net, likes to challenge shooters Has the inate ability to do whatever it takes to stop the puck Was an honorable mention CCHA all-rookie team selection Selected as Notre Dame's rookie of the year Joined the Irish after a highly successful junior career with the Flin Flon Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) Led Flin Flon to the Royal Bank Cup (championship of Canadian Junior Hockey) title game Flin Flon lost to the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League captained by current Irish junior Brad Wanchulak Finalist for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League player of the year award SJHL most valuable player after posting 35 wins with a 2.62 goals against average and a .916 save percentage for Flin Flon One of just three Notre Dame hockey monogram winners from the province of Saskatchewan joining Lyle Andrusiak (Foam Lake, '94-'98) and Bruce Raskob (Saskatoon, '69-'70) One of four Notre Dame hockey players to have played in the SJHL along with Andrusiak (Notre Dame Hounds), Benoit Cotnoir (Weyburn Red Wings) and Jamie Ling (Notre Dame Hounds).