All-Star Photos: Kopitar, Clague, Frk, Petersen - LA Kings Insider

NHL ALL-STAR GAME
Saturday, January 25, 2020, Enterprise Center, St. Louis, Mo.

Atlantic 9, Metropolitan 5
Pacific 10, Central 5

Championship:
Pacific 5, Atlantic 4

Statistics
Anze Kopitar: 0 G, 4 A, 4 Pts

For the third time in five seasons, the Pacific Division split a million-dollar prize as three-on-three All-Star champions by winning both games last weekend at St. Louis’ Enterprise Center. Anze Kopitar represented the LA Kings at the event for the fifth time since 2008 and flashed his Selke-tested defensive acumen that All-Star Games are noted for, as illustrated by this assist on a Max Pacioretty goal and the stick checking depicted below on Jack Eichel.

There’s more here from Helene Elliott, who spoke with Kopitar and Tomas Hertl about their nascent friendship.

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AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC
Monday, January 27, 2020, Toyota Arena, Ontario, Calif.

Pacific 6, North 5 (SO)
Central 3, Atlantic 1
Central 6, North 5
Atlantic 3, Pacific 2
Atlantic 5, North 2
Pacific 5, Central 4 (SO)

Standings:
Atlantic 2-1-0
Central 2-1-0
Pacific 2-1-0
North 0-3-0

Championship:
Atlantic 3, Central 1

Statistics
Kale Clague: 1 G, 5 A, 6 Pts
Martin Frk: 0 G, 2 A, 2 Pts
Cal Petersen: 20 Sv, 26 SA

The Hershey Bears made headlines at the AHL All-Star Classic as goaltender Vitek Vanecek allowed only two goals in four games to earn MVP honors and former Reign and Kings forward Matt Moulson was greeted with a spirited reception in his return to the Inland Empire. One night after Martin Frk set a North American All-Star skills competition record with a slapshot that registered 109.2 miles per hour, he, Kale Clague and Cal Petersen were warmly saluted by the hometown fans – as Anthony Stolarz and Chris Wideman of the San Diego Gulls were playfully but energetically booed – in the Pacific Division’s three games during a three-on-three tournament comprised of six 10-minute games and a six-minute three-on-three championship. Several ex-Kings were feted at the event as Robbie Ftorek joined Denis Hamel, Darren Haydar and Fred Thurier as a 2020 inductee to the AHL Hall of Fame, and Derek Armstrong and Robb Stauber served as honorary captains.

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Kurtis MacDermid

#56 | 6′ 5″ | 233 lb | Age: 23

Born: March 25, 1994
Birthplace: Sauble Beach, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

MacDermid was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on Sept. 12, 2012.
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Michael Amadio

#52 | 6′ 1″ | 204 lb | Age: 21

Born: May 13, 1996
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Amadio was selected by the Kings in the third round (90th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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Alex Lintuniemi

#10 | 6′ 3″ | 214 lb | Age: 21

Born: DOB: 9/23/1995
Birthplace: HELSINKI, FINLAND
Position: D

Bio

Lintuniemi played in 27 games for the HIFK U18 team in Helsinki at 15-years-old, as well as seven games with the Finland U16 team. He made his professional hockey debut with the Monarchs in 2015, and has since begun playing for the Reign.
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Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

Born: 6/2/1987
Birthplace: CALGARY, AB
Position: C

Bio

Drafted in 2005 by the Calgary Flames, Sutter was traded to the Reign in 2016. He is the son of LA Kings head couch Darryl Sutter, and the eighth member of the Sutter family to play in the NHL.
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