Congratulations to Rockford IceHogs defenseman Erik Gustafsson and forward Vinnie Hinostroza who were named to the American Hockey League 2018 AHL All-Star Classic on Monday, January 29. It will be the first All-Star appearance for both players.
In 23 games, Hinostroza has 9 goals and 13 assists for 22 points. He has a +/- of 7 and has only spent 8 minutes in the penalty box.
Gustafsson has played 22 games, notching 3 goals and 11 assists for 14 points. His +/- is -3 and he has accumulated 18 penalty minutes.
The 2018 AHL All-Star Classic includes a 3-on-3 tournament featuring representatives from each of the four divisions. The rosters are comprised of 10 skaters and 2 goalies, with every team having at least one player.
The teams (divisions) will play in the round-robin tourney with six 10 minute games played 3-on-3. The two teams with the best records will play a six minute 3-on-3 game for the championship.