The Stockton Heat announced today, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, that defenceman Connor Mackey has been named to the 2020-21 AHL Canadian Division All-Star Team.
All-Star teams were decided by ballots submitted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league's 28 active member cities.
Mackey, 24, skated in 27 of 30 games for the Heat and led Stockton defencemen with 16 points and three goals, all of his scoring coming at even strength. The rookie finished the year tied for the team lead in assists with 13 alongside Matthew Phillips while featuring as a top-pair blue-liner in Stockton's lineup.
The Tower Lakes, Ill., native skated in six games with the Flames this season, tallying a goal and two assists with a plus-3 rating.
Mackey joins Glenn Gawdin and Matthew Phillips (2019-20), Curtis Lazar (2018-19), Rasmus Andersson (2017-18), Andrew Mangiapane (2017-18), Mark Jankowski (2016-17) and Derek Grant (2015-16) as Stockton Heat All-Star honorees.