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Senators’ Formenton named to All-Star roster

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced a change to the playing rosters for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport, to be held this Sunday and Monday, January 26-27 in Ontario, Calif.

Belleville Senators forward Alex Formenton has been added to the North Division roster. In addition, the AHL announced that Belleville’s Josh Norris will be unavailable for the event.

Formenton, a second-round draft pick by Ottawa in 2017, ranks fifth in the AHL in rookie scoring this season with 33 points (21 goals, 12 assists) in 42 games with Belleville.

Rosters as of Jan. 25




A limited number of tickets for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport, which include admission to both the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, Jan. 26, and the AHL All-Star Challenge on Monday, Jan. 27, are available now by visiting ontarioreign.com/allstar.

The 2020 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport will feature the top young talent in the American Hockey League: since 1995, more than 95 percent of All-Star Classic participants have gone on to compete in the National Hockey League, including Cam AtkinsonPatrice BergeronJordan BinningtonBen BishopJohn CarlsonZdeno CharaLogan CoutureConnor HellebuyckBraden HoltbyTyler JohnsonAndreas JohnssonMartin JonesJonathan MarchessaultBrandon MontourWilliam NylanderKyle PalmieriZach PariseMikko RantanenTuukka RaskPekka RinneDylan StromeP.K. Subban and Mats Zuccarello.

In operation since 1936, the American Hockey League serves as the top development league for the players, coaches, managers, executives, broadcasters and staff of all 31 National Hockey League teams. Nearly 90 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and more than 100 honored members of the Hockey Hall of Fame spent time in the AHL in their careers. In 2018-19, over 7 million fans attended AHL regular-season and playoff games across North America.