MARINERS SIGN TOMMY MUNICHIELLO
PORTLAND, ME – February 9, 2023 – The Maine Mariners signed forward Tommy Munichiello on Thursday, out of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Munichiello was most recently with the Macon Mayhem, where he is their leading scorer. Two forwards are also heading to the Providence Bruins, with Alex-Olivier Voyer recalled and Pat Shea loaned.
Munichiello, 26, will get his first look at the ECHL with the Mariners. The Weymouth, MA native attended nearby Babson College from 2015-19, serving as captain in his senior year. He played two seasons in the Federal Prospects Hockey League for the Elmira Enforcers, Delaware Thunder, and Port Huron Prowlers. He made the jump to the SPHL last season, playing 19 games with the Huntsville Havoc. He is currently in his first season with the Macon Mayhem, where he has a team leading 24 points (10 goals, 14 assists) in 31 games.
Voyer, 23, is under contract with Providence, and has been since 2020. After playing one game for the Mariners last season, he’s spent the bulk of 2022-23 in Maine, skating in 26 games and registering 22 points (14 goals, 8 assists). Voyer was the ECHL “Player of the Week” for the week of December 26th. The Sherbrooke, QC native has played four games in Providence this season, and 67 in his career, in addition to 43 ECHL games between the Mariners and Jacksonville
Shea, 25, will get his second stint in the AHL, on loan to the P-Bruins. The Marshfield, MA native got into four games with the Springfield Thunderbirds last season and registered a pair of assists. He currently is the Mariners goals leader, with 17, and is second on the team in points, with 40. Shea is in his second pro season, after finishing at the University of Maine in 2020.
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