Missiaen named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week


Jason Missiaen of the Greenville Road Warriors is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Dec. 15-21. It is the fourth time in his career that he has won the weekly honor.


Missiaen went 4-0-0 with two shutouts, a 0.99 goals-against average and a save percentage of .965 last week as the Road Warriors extended their unbeaten streak to nine games (8-0-1).


The 24-year-old made 32 saves in a 2-1 overtime win at Toledo on Tuesday, stopped all 22 shots in a 3-0 victory at Cincinnati on Wednesday, turned aside all 21 shots he faced in a 1-0 win at Wheeling on Friday and ended the week with 34 saves in a 5-3 victory over the Nailers on Saturday.


Under contract to the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League, Missiaen is 5-0-1 in his last six starts, and overall this season in 12 appearances has posted a record of 7-4-1 with two shutouts, a 2.64 goals-against average and a save percentage of .916.


Missiaen has appeared in 78 career games with Greenville with an overall record of 47-24-5 with three shutouts, a 2.72 goals-against average and a save percentage of .917. He also has 43 games of American Hockey League experience with Hartford.


Runners Up: Pat Nagle, Fort Wayne (2-0-0, 1.92 GAA, .937 save pct.), Maxime Lagace, Missouri (2-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .962 save pct.) and Danny Battochio, Rapid City (2-0-0, 1.52 GAA, .949 save pct.).


Also Nominated: Niklas Lundstrom (Alaska), Frans Tuohimaa (Bakersfield), Sam Marotta (Elmira), Olivier Roy (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Garret Sparks (Orlando), Parker Milner (Quad City), Martin Ouellette (Reading), Kent Simpson (Stockton), Neil Conway (Toledo) and Igor Bobkov (Utah).




Oct. 17-19Joe CannataOntario Reign
Oct. 20-26Jeff MalcolmGreenville Road Warriors
Oct. 27-Nov. 2Allen YorkFlorida Everblades
Nov. 3-9Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
Nov. 10-16Riley GillAllen Americans
Nov. 17-23Shane OwenStockton Thunder
Nov. 24-30Trevor CannBrampton Beast
Dec. 1-7Jeff JakaitisSouth Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 8-14Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings