Missiaen went 6-0-1 with two shutouts, a 1.41 goals-against average and a save percentage of .957 in seven appearances during the month.
The 24-year-old, who won his final five starts in December, allowed two goals or less and made at least 31 saves in five of his seven appearances. He posted shutouts in back-to-back starts – making 22 saves in a 3-0 win at Cincinnati on Dec. 17 and stopping 21 shots in a 1-0 victory at Wheeling on Dec. 19. He made a personal season-high 42 saves on Dec. 13 in a 2-1 shootout loss at South Carolina.
Currently recalled to Hartford of the American Hockey League, Missiaen has appeared in 13 games with the Road Warriors this season posting a record of 8-4-1 with two shutouts, a 2.66 goals-against average and a save percentage of .915.
A native of Chatham, Ontario, Missiaen has seen action in 79 career games of Greenville with a record of 48-24-5 with three shutouts, a 2.72 goals-against average and a save percentage of .917. He also has 43 games of AHL experience with Hartford.
Also Nominated: Frans Tuohimaa (Bakersfield), Clarke Saunders (Colorado), Olivier Roy (Idaho), Maxime Lagace (Missouri), Jussi Olkinuora (Ontario), Garret Sparks (Orlando), Martin Ouellette (Reading), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina), Jeff Lerg (Toledo) and Igor Bobkov (Utah).
|October||Olivier Roy||Idaho Steelheads|
|November||Jeff Lerg||Toledo Walleye