BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors
Jason Missiaen of the Greenville Road Warriors is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 27-March 4. He also won the award for the week of Dec. 5-11.
The 21-year-old was 3-0-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average and a save percentage of .948 in three appearances last week.
Missiaen made 23 saves in a 2-1 win at Cincinnati on Tuesday and then stopped 27 shots in a 2-1 victory against South Carolina on Saturday. He ended the week by matching his season high with 42 saves in a 6-3 win against Trenton on Saturday.
A fourth-round selection (116th overall) by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Missiaen has appeared in 33 games for the Road Warriors this season going 18-12-2 with three shutouts, a 2.90 goals-against average and a save percentage of .910.
Under contract to the NHL’s New York Rangers, Missiaen appeared in 53 games for Baie-Comeau in the QMJHL last season, posting a 10-33-8 record with a goals-against average of 3.33 and a save percentage of .893. Prior to that, he played four seasons in the OHL with Peterborough, compiling a record of 48-65-6 in 131 games.
Missiaen and the Road Warriors are taking on the Gwinnett Gladiators tonight at the BI-LO Center at 7:35 p.m. in a showdown for first place in the Eastern Conference. The Road Warriors are hosting a Two For Tuesday presented by BI-LO. Fans can show their BI-LO BONUSCARD at the Breakaway Honda Ticket Office window and get one free ticket when they purchase another ticket of equal value. There are also discounted tickets and preferred seating based on availability for any group of 10 or more. Call 864-674-PUCK (7825) to get your group booked. Visit Greenvilleroadwarriors.com for more information.