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During an interview with Jim Cerny at Blueshirts United, CT Whale Head Coach Ken Gernander discussed what has made early season pleasant surprise Kyle Jean so successful...
"His willingness to get in those dirty areas, those scoring areas. And then the ability to finish it off. Now if you want to look long term, part of the process, what we're going to be looking for is to be able to do that on a consistant basis."
The 6' 7' Jean has 3g, 3a in four games this season.
...before the season started I was hoping that big bodied Marek Hrivik would have the breakout season, but it looks like his fellow towering teammate Jean has stolen his thunder.
...my favorite part of what Gernander said is that Jean is willing to go into the dirty areas to score. Haven't seen too many physical forwards willing to take the punishment to score come through the Rangers organization over the last decade.
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Kyle Jean is off to a hot start in the AHL.
When the Rangers signed Kyle Jean to a contract over the summer, not many were sure what to expect. After all, Jean wasn’t exactly lighting the lamp in the CCHA, finishing with 36 points in 77 games before coming on board with the Rangers as a non-roster invitee to the prospect development camp. But four games into his AHL career, Jean...
@ctwhale WIN!!!!!!! their first of the season! defeating the @adevils 5-2 The whale are home Friday against the @thehersheybears #bleedgreen
— CTWhale (@CTWhale) October 25, 2012
The Whale are now 1-4-1 this season.
Kyle Jean scored his fourth goal of the season and was a +2.
J.T. Miller scored his first professional goal as he "undressed" Devils former...
The Connecticut Whale won their first game of the season last night, beating Albany (the AHL affiliate of the Devils) 5-2. J.T. Miller netted his first AHL goal, as he simply deked Adam Larsson out of his jock en route to the goal. You can see the goal in the embedded highlights.
Kyle Jean (again), Tommy Grant, Andrew Yogan, and Brandon Segal also scored for the Whale. Segal, Marek...