Please see the following press release from the Binghamton Devils regarding forward Bracken Kearns being named as a captain for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic.
BINGHAMTON, NY – Binghamton Devils forward Bracken Kearns has been selected as one of the playing captains for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino, to be held January 28-29 in Utica, N.Y. This is Kearns’ second career AHL All-Star appearance.
Kearns, 36, is in his first season with the New Jersey Devils organization and 13th professional season overall. Kearns leads the Devils with 15 assists and is second overall on the team with 20 points in 27 games played this season.
“It was definitely a surprise, but I’m really excited about it,” said Kearns. “It’s a fun time and always interactive with the fans.”
Overall, Kearns and has totaled 167 goals and 248 assists for 415 points in 692 career regular-season games in the American Hockey League. The undrafted native of West Vancouver, B.C. has played in 35 regular-season games and seven playoff games in the National Hockey League with Florida, San Jose and the New York Islanders.
Kearns’ last AHL All-Star appearance was in 2012-13 with the Worcester Sharks.
“I didn’t have kids last time, so hopefully they can come down to ice level and check it out,” Kearns added.
Brett Sutter of the Ontario Reign was also selected as a captain for the AHL All-Star Classic.
Tickets for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino are priced at $39, $49, $69, $89 and $99, and include admission to both the Skills Competition on Jan. 28 and the All-Star Challenge on Jan. 29. To purchase event tickets, visit the Adirondack Bank Center box office or go online to http://www.empirestatetix.com.
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