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Agozzino Voted into All-Star Starting LineupTweet
01/26/2013 10:00 AM
Please see below the following release from the American Hockey League, announcing the starting line-ups for this year's All-Star Game.
Monsters rookie forward Andrew Agozzino has been named one of six starters for the Western Conference. He becomes the first-ever player in the six-year history of the Lake Erie Monsters organization to be named a starter for the AHL All-Star Game.
Starters were selected by online fan voting.
Fellow Monsters rookie forward Mike Sgarbossa will also represent Lake Erie on the Western Conference All-Star Team. Agozzino and Sgarbossa were named to the All-Star Team last week. The game will be played Monday in Providence, Rhode Island.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League today announced the starting lineups for Monday night’s 2013 AHL All-Star Game, to be played at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.
Starting lineups were determined by AHL fans via the official AHL All-Star Classic Fan Balloting presented by CCM.
G Niklas Svedberg, Providence Bruins
D Matt Donovan, Bridgeport Sound Tigers
D Tim Erixon, Springfield Falcons
F Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Springfield Falcons
F Bobby Butler, Albany Devils
F Nino Niederreiter, Bridgeport Sound Tigers
G Justin Peters, Charlotte Checkers
D Michal Jordan, Charlotte Checkers
D Jamie Oleksiak, Texas Stars
F Andrew Agozzino, Lake Erie Monsters
F Mark Arcobello, Oklahoma City Barons
F Ryan Hamilton, Toronto Marlies
The 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts AHL All-Star Classic in Providence will feature the top young talent in the American Hockey League competing a two-day event to be televised nationally in the United States and Canada. Visit theahl.com for a list of networks and air times.
Of the 597 players to take part in the AHL All-Star Classic since the event was reinstated in 1995, nearly 93 percent have competed in the National Hockey League, including Patrice Bergeron, Daniel Briere, Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan, Mike Cammalleri, Zdeno Chara, Miikka Kiprusoff, Ryan Miller, Zach Parise, Tuukka Rask, Pekka Rinne, Bobby Ryan, Martin St. Louis, Cory Schneider, Jason Spezza and Eric Staal. A limited number of individual tickets remain available for the 2013 Pepsi AHL All-Star Skills Competition at 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 27 and the 2013 AHL All-Star Game at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 28. Call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com or the Dunkin’ Donuts Center box office to purchase.
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