By Wil Goldsholl
Hartford, CT, March 17, 2013 - In the Connecticut Whale locker room on Saturday night, Jason Missiaen’s goaltending partner, Cam Talbot, gave a shout in passing, “There ya go, Mish! Big as a house!” The mild-mannered, six-foot-eight goaltender gave pause to flash a grin before continuing to praise his defense for help with rebounds and screens. The Chatham, Ontario product is clearly starting to enjoy his first season with the Connecticut Whale, and rightfully so; he has started and won three games straight for the New York Rangers top affiliate for the first time, after anchoring a 3-2 win over the Atlantic Division-leading Springfield Falcons Sunday afternoon. The 22-year-old also earned First Star honors for a second straight start.
Missiaen said after the game, “It feels good, we’re going to try and keep it going,” before giving more credit to the boys in front of him for letting him see every shot clearly.
Following an early Whale power play, the In...