The AHL All-Stars faced off against Färjestad BK last night in part two of the AHL All-Star Classic, the exhibition game – the game was played at Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. For more information on the AHL All-Star Classic – preview with full roster, and skills competition results.
The All-Stars jumped out to an early lead against Färjestad BK, scoring four goals in the first period alone. Four different goal scorers lit the lamp – Mike Hoffman, Ryan Strome, Ben Street, and Travis Morin. Jake Allen started in goal for the All-Stars and played until the half-way point of the game, he was perfect and stopped all 14 shot attempts.
The second period slowed down a bit for the All-Stars, Brandon Perri netted the only goal of the period. Half-way through the period Dustin Tokarski took over in net for the AHL team, and allowed two goals on 22 shot attempts during the rest of the play. Färjestad BK finally found the back of the net during the third period, scoring two goals – Magnus Nygren, and Rickard Wallin were the goal scorers.
The All-Stars added two more of their own in the third period, both Perri and Strome scored their second goals of the night. The final score of the AHL All-Star Classic, 7-2, a convincing win from the AHL All-Stars to say the least. Brandon Perri was named the most valuable player of the game, scoring 2 goals and adding an assist. Mike Hoffman was name the AHL player of the game, scoring 1 goal and two assists.
Färjestad BK will remain in Canada and will take on the Toronto Marlies this Saturday, the 15th, at 3:00 PM for another exhibition game.