SUNRISE, Fla. – The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today Florida Panthers rookie C Michael Frolik has been selected to compete in the three-on-three NHL YoungStars Game on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Montreal, Canada, as part of NHL All-Star Weekend.
Frolik, 20, is tied for 10th in rookie scoring with 17 points. He’s tied for ninth in rookie goal scoring (8) and eighth in power play assists (4). Frolik has played 38 of the Panthers’ 41 games and is the team’s seventh-leading scorer.
A native of Kladno, Czech Republic, Frolik was the Panthers’ first choice (10th overall) at the 2006 Entry Draft. Frolik spent the two previous seasons in Quebec playing for Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Frolik had 65 points (24 goals) in 45 games last season for Rimouski.
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