AHL Media Release
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the 2016-17 AHL First and Second All-Star Teams, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 30 member cities.
2016-17 AHL First All-Star Team (stats through Apr. 5)
G – Troy Grosenick, San Jose Barracuda (45gp, 29-9-3, 2.00gaa, .929sv%, 10so)
D – T.J. Brennan, Lehigh Valley Phantoms (71gp, 20+35=55pts., 11 PPG, 5 GWG)
D – Matt Taormina, Syracuse Crunch (66gp, 14+42=56pts., +9, 8 PPG, 21 PPA)
LW – Kenny Agostino, Chicago Wolves (63gp, 22+57=79pts., +21, 8 PPG, 4 GWG)
C – Wade Megan, Chicago Wolves (68gp, 31+29=60pts., +23, 3 SHG, 7 GWG)
RW – Taylor Beck, Bakersfield Condors/Hartford Wolf Pack (54gp, 19+44=63pts., +11, 6 PPG)
2016-17 AHL Second All-Star Team (stats through Apr. 5)
G – Zane McIntyre, Providence Bruins (27gp, 20-4-1, 1.91gaa, .934sv%, 2so)
D – Tim Heed, San Jose Barracuda (51gp, 14+40=54pts., +17, 8 PPG)
D – David Warsofsky, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (53gp, 15+30=45pts., +31, 9 PPG, 5 GWG)
LW – Chris Terry, St. John’s IceCaps (53gp, 27+34=61pts., +1, 17 PPG)
C – Travis Boyd, Hershey Bears (72gp, 16+46=62pts., +17, 6 PPG, 4 GWG)
RW – Cory Conacher, Syracuse Crunch (54gp, 16+40=56pts., +8, 5 PPG)
Each All-Star Team member will receive a custom-designed crystal award in recognition of his selection to the 2016-17 AHL First and Second All-Star Teams.
The winners of the 2016-17 Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (sportsmanship, determination, dedication to hockey) and Eddie Shore Award (outstanding defenseman) will be announced Friday.
Chris Terry, Left Wing (St. John’s IceCaps)
In his first season in the Montreal Canadiens organization, Chris Terry has been an offensive catalyst for St. John’s, ranking fourth in the AHL with 61 points (27 goals, 34 assists) in just 53 games with the IceCaps. Terry, who has topped the 20-goal and 60-point marks for the fourth time in his AHL career, is also tied for the AHL lead with 17 power-play goals; no teammate has more than five. The Brampton, Ont., native played in his second AHL All-Star Classic this winter and skated in 14 NHL games with Montreal, tallying two goals and two assists.