UNB has added veteran goaltender David Shantz to their 2014-15 roster. Shantz, a former second-round pick 37th overall for the Florida Panthers is coming to UNB after a few years off from hockey.
The 6'1" goalie enjoyed an outstanding OHL career where he started 43 games for the Mississauga Ice Dogs in 2003-04 and posted a .911 save percentage. That same season saw him play in 24 post-season games where he had a 2.03 GAA and a .933 on his way to the OHL Finals. He was named to the CHL All-Rookie Team and played in the CHL Top Prospects Game.
In his second season he played 27 games and posted a 2.84 GAA and .909 save percentage. In 2005-06 Shantz was traded to the Peterborough Petes where he played 49 games. That post-season he played 19 games en route to winning the OHL Championship. He had a 2.62 GAA and .925 save percentage.