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SPOTLIGHT: ALL-STARS

Bruce BerletBY: Bruce Berlet

Connecticut Whale personnel and fans knew rookie left wing Carl Hagelin was plenty fast from the time he played his first pro-game in the playoffs last April.

Hagelin continued to blaze an impressive trail in his first 17 games this season after being among the Rangers’ final cuts, getting seven goals and six assists to earn a call-up on Nov. 24. Hagelin, who co-captained the University of Michigan to the NCAA championship game a year ago, also showed well almost from the outset in the NHL, getting seven goals and seven assists in his first 16 games.

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SPOTLIGHT: ALL-STAR GAME

Bruce Berlet 7BY: Bruce Berlet

Congratulations to Connecticut Whale forwards Jonathan Audy-Marchessault and Mats Zuccarello on being named Wednesday to the Eastern Conference team for the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 29-30 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Audy-Marchessault, a rookie who has performed well at center and wing after originally being signed for Greenville of the ECHL, is second on the Northeast Division-leading Whale in scoring with 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) despite going pointless in his first five pro games. He’s one point behind veteran center Kris Newbury (13 goals, 18 assists), who has missed five games while with the parent New York Rangers and four because of a suspension.

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ALL-STAR CAPTAINS INCLUDE EX-WOLFPACK

AHL LogoBY: Jason Chaimovitch, AHL VP of Communications

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced today that (Ex-Hartford Wolf Pack) Boyd Kane of the Hershey Bears and Darren Haydar of the Chicago Wolves will serve as playing captains for the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic, to be held January 29-30 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.

Captains for the American Hockey League All-Star teams are selected by the league president in recognition of their outstanding service and leadership to the AHL.

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WILLIAMS IMPRESSES AT AHL ALL-STAR GAME

AHL LogoEASTERN CONFERENCE POSTS 19-7 WIN IN 2011 AHL ALL-STAR SKILLS COMPETITION

HERSHEY, Pa. … The Eastern Conference AHL All-Stars opened the 2011 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross with a 19-7 victory over their Western Conference counterparts in the 2011 Reese’s AHL All-Star Skills Competition at the Giant Center on Sunday afternoon.

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WINNERS WIN! IT’S WHAT THEY DO!

VALLERAND’S 3 POINTS HELP LEAD ECHL ALL-STARS TO WIN

Greenville Road WarriorsBAKERSFIELD, CA – Under the direction of Road Warriors head coach Dean Stork, the ECHL All-Stars cruised to a 9-3 win over the Bakersfield Condors in front of 7,397 fans at Rabobank Arena on Wednesday night at the ECHL All-Star Classic presented by CCM.

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TWO MORE ALL-STARS

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that two of their players have been added to the ECHL All-Star Team that will play the host Bakersfield Condors at the ECHL All-Star Classic on January 26.

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FROM THE CREASE with Bruce Berlet

Bruce HeadshotBy Bruce Berlet

An autographed Toronto Maple Leafs prospect trading card of Jeremy Williams showed up on eBay on Tuesday morning.

Its value likely increased by day’s end after Williams, the Connecticut Whale right wing tied for the AHL goal-scoring lead, was named a reserve on the AHL’s Eastern Conference All-Star team that will face the Western Conference on Jan. 30-31 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

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DEAN STORK NAMED COACH OF ECHL ALL-STARS

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that head coach Dean Stork has been selected by the ECHL to coach the 2011 ECHL All-Star Classic presented by CCM and brought to you by Mercy & Memorial Hospitals, to be hosted by the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena on Jan. 26, 2011. This year’s format has the host team taking on a team of ECHL All-Stars.

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WARRIORS OFFER NHL ALL-STAR GAME PACKAGE

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC –The Greenville Road Warriors announced today they are offering an all-inclusive package exclusively for Road Warriors Season Ticket Holders to attend this year’s NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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HEY NOW YOU’RE AN ALL-STAR…

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that defenseman Julien Brouillette and center Brendan Connolly have been voted starters on this season’s ECHL All-Star team. The starting lineup is determined in voting by ECHL coaches, team captains, media directors, broadcasters and media members Continue reading