The American Hockey League announced today that defenseman Sean Walker and forward Sheldon Rempal have been selected to represent the Ontario Reign at the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic.
The 2019 Lexus AHL All-Star Classic presented by MGM Springfield is scheduled to take place January 27-28 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA.
The 24-year-old Walker (born November 13, 1994) is a 5-11, 196-pound native of Keswick, Ontario who has collected 17 points (6-11-17) and a plus-six rating from 20 AHL games this season.
At 0.85 points-per-game, Walker ranks fourth in the AHL amongst defensemen that have appeared in at least 20 games.
Walker has also recorded three points (1-2=3) from 14 NHL games with the Kings, including his first career NHL goal on December 31 in Colorado.
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The 23-year-old Rempal (born August 7, 1995) is a 5-10, 165-pound native of Calgary, Alberta who leads all Ontario skaters with 24 points (8-16=24) from 22 games played this season.
Rempal is tied for fifth in the AHL in rookie scoring and his 1.09 points-per-game average ranks third amongst first-year players with at least 20 games played.
Rempal has also appeared in seven NHL games with the LA Kings, including his NHL debut on October 16.
The AHL All-Star Skills Competition will be held on Sunday, January 27, followed by the 2019 AHL All-Star Challenge taking place the next evening.
The All-Star Challenge consists of a round-robin, 3-on-3 tournament pitting the four AHL divisions against one another.