EDMONTON, AB - It's two accolades in as many days for the Bakersfield Condors duo of Tyler Benson and Shane Starrett, being named AHL Second-Team All-Stars on Thursday after being selected to the league's All-Rookie Team a day prior.
Benson, a native of Edmonton, Alberta, retook the lead on AHL's rookie leaderboard for points with a pair of helpers in last night's 4-3 win over the Tucson Roadrunners, improving his season total to 14 goals and 51 assists in in 66 games.
Starrett is third in the league for goals-against average (2.31) and fourth in save percentage (.919), improving to 26-7-5 with 32 saves on 35 shots on Thursday.
With two games remaining in their regular-season schedule, the Condors are 40-21-3-2 and two points up on the San Jose Barracuda first in the AHL's Pacific Division.
G - Alex Nedeljkovic (Charlotte Checkers)
D - John Gilmour (Hartford Wolf Pack)
D - Zach Redmond (Rochester Americans)
LW - Daniel Carr (Chicago Wolves)
C - Carter Verhaeghe (Syracuse Crunch)
RW - Jeremy Bracco (Toronto Marlies
G - Shane Starrett (Bakersfield Condors)
D - Aaron Ness (Hershey Bears)
D - Ethan Prow (Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins)
LW - Tyler Benson (Bakersfield Condors)
C - Chris Mueller (Toronto Marlies)
RW - Andrew Poturalski (Charlotte Checkers)