Missiaen Returned to Greenville

HARTFORD, February 22, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned goaltender Jason Missiaen from the Whale to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

CT WhaleMissiaen served as the Whale’s backup goaltender for two games, after being summoned from Greenville on Saturday.  In 26 ECHL games with the Road Warriors, the rookie is 13-10-2, with a 3.16 goals-against average, a 90.3% save percentage and three shutouts, tied for second-most in the ECHL.  He signed as a free agent with the Rangers March 24, 2011.

The Whale return to action this Friday night, February 24 at the XL Center, hosting the Portland Pirates in a 7:00 PM game.  The Whale will be saluting “Hometown Heroes” at that game, as all active duty military personnel, veterans and their families can purchase Upper Level tickets for only $10 each, and Lower Level tickets for only $15 each.

Tickets to all 2011-12 Whale home games are on sale now at the Public Power Ticket Office at the XL Center, as well as on-line at www.ctwhale.com and through TicketMaster Charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Save on your tickets, and get the best seats, with a ticket plan for the Whale’s 2011-12 AHL campaign, which are on sale now. For information on season seats and mini plans, visit www.ctwhale.com, or call the CT Whale ticket office at (860) 728-3366 to talk with an account executive today.

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