01/17/2013 10:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 17, 2013
Alexandre Bolduc and David Rundblad name to the 2013 AHL All Star Classic Eastern Conference Team
Portland, Maine – The American Hockey League announced today that Portland Pirates Captain Alexandre Bolduc and Defenseman David Rundblad have been name to the AHL All Star Classic Eastern Conference team.
The 6-foot-2, 205 pound Bolduc, a center, is appearing in his first All Star game. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Bolduc has appeared in 34 games with the Pirates, leading the team in goals with 17 and points with 32. Bolduc is in his second season with the Pirates.
Rundblad, a 6 foot 3, 195 pound defenseman from Lycksele, Sweden, is in his first full AHL season with the Pirates. In 32 games with Portland, Rundblad has led the Pirates’ defensemen in scoring with a line of 6 goals and 17 assists. This is Rundblad’s first All Star selection, and he is one of the 12 rookies on All Star Classic rosters this year.
Beginning Friday and until Jan. 24, fans will have the opportunity to vote for the starting lineups for the 2013 AHL All-Star Game by visiting facebook.com/theahl and completing the official CCM AHL All-Star Fan Ballot. Voters will also be entered to win prizes of a team-signed 2013 AHL All-Star stick (two) and team-signed 2013 AHL All-Star commemorative programs (10).
Tickets for the 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts AHL All-Star Classic are on sale now by calling the Providence Bruins at (401) 273-5000 or visiting www.providencebruins.com. All-Star 2-Packs are $55 and $75 and include admission to both the 2013 Pepsi AHL All-Star Skills Competition at 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, and the 2013 AHL All-Star Game at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 28. All-Star 4-Packs are $75 and $100 and include admission to the Skills Competition and the All-Star Game, as well as the Post-Skills Party (January 27, 9:30 p.m.) at the Rhode Island Convention Center and the 2013 AHL Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Ceremony (January 28, 11 a.m.) at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium.
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