scored the shootout winner as the Western Conference came back to beat the Eastern Conference 8-7 on Monday night in the AHL's All-Star Game at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
The East had a 6-2 lead after the first period, but the West rallied and ultimately tied the game when defenseman Kevin Connauton
made it 7-7 at 15:53 of the third period.
Abbotsford Heat forward Krys Kolanos
also scored for West in the shootout, while none of the East shooters could get the puck past West goaltender Ben Bishop
led West with two goals and an assist. Darren Haydar
, Tyson Barrie
, T.J. Hensick
and Toronto Marlies forward Ryan Hamilton
had two goals and an assist for East. Jonathan Audy-Marchessault
had a goal and two assists, while Kyle Palmieri
, Casey Cizikas
, Andy Miele
and Mats Zuccarello
Bishop made 10 saves on 11 shots in the third period to pick up the win. Matt Hackett
allowed six goals on 13 shots in the first period, while Yann Danis
stopped all 11 shots he faced in the second.
suffered the loss, giving up three goals on 11 shots in the third and allowing two goals in the shootout.
stopped nine of 11 shots in the first period, while Jeff Zatkoff
turned aside 17 of 20 in the second.
Material from wire services was used in this report.