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Keller Selected to Represent Coyotes at the 2019 NHL All-Star Game

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The National Hockey League announced today that Arizona Coyotes forward Clayton Keller has been selected to represent the Coyotes at the 2019 NHL All-Star Game, which takes place at SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, January 26.

The 5-foot-10, 170-pound Keller leads the Coyotes in scoring with 8-21-29 in 39 games. Keller is also first on the team in assists, game-winning goals (4) and power-play points (13). The 20-year-old forward has totaled six multi-point games this season as well as a six-game point streak (2-4-6) from Oct. 25 - Nov. 8. His 96 career points are the most points in Coyotes history by a player before his 21st birthday.

The Chesterfield, Missouri native registered 23-42-65 in 82 games as a rookie last season. He was named as a finalist for the NHL's Calder Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the League's top rookie. Keller led the team in scoring to become the first rookie in Arizona history to lead the Coyotes in scoring. He set the Coyotes' single-season rookie records for goals, assists, points, games played, multi-point games (14), longest point streak (10 games) and most points in a month (19). Keller recorded three separate point streaks of seven or more games and was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for October and March.

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This will be Keller's first appearance as an NHL All-Star. He will be the 45th All-Star in franchise history and the 24th All-Star in Coyotes history.

Coyotes All-Star Representatives

1997: Defenseman Oleg Tverdovsky, Left Wing Keith Tkachuk

1998: Left Wing Keith Tkachuk, Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin

1999: Center Jeremy Roenick, Left Wing Keith Tkachuk, Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin, Defenseman Teppo Numminen

2000: Center Jeremy Roenick, Defenseman Teppo Numminen

2001: Goaltender Sean Burke, Defenseman Teppo Numminen

2002: Goaltender Sean Burke

2004: Right Wing Shane Doan

2007: Center Yanic Perreault, Defenseman Ed Jovanovski

2008: Defenseman Ed Jovanovski

2009: Right Wing Shane Doan

2011: Defenseman Keith Yandle

2012: Defenseman Keith Yandle

2015: Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson

2017: Goaltender Mike Smith

2018: Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson

2019: Right Wing Clayton Keller

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