INDEPENDENCE, Mo.. – The ECHL on Monday announced the rosters for the 2020 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic presented by Toyota. Kansas City Mavericks defenseman Justin Woods will represent the Mavericks for the Western Conference squad.
Woods, a 25-year-old defenseman from Fairbanks, Alaska, makes his first ECHL All-Star appearance. In 29 games with the Mavericks this season, Woods has four goals and 16 assists for 20 points.
“This is a well deserved honor,” said Mavericks Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations John-Scott Dickson, “Justin has been an anchor on the blue line for us this year and a great leader in the locker room.”
The event will be hosted by the Wichita Thunder on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. CT at INTRUST Bank Arena. The game will air LIVE exclusively on NHL Network.
For the full ECHL All-Star roster, visit ECHL.com.
In partnership with the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association, four members of the U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Team will participate in the All-Star Classic as part of the PWHPA’s barnstorming “Dream Gap Tour” that is visiting several cities in Canada and the United States.
Taking part in the All-Star festivities will be three members of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Gold Medal squad – Dani Cameranesi, Kali Flanagan and Gigi Marvin – along with 3-Time World Champion Annie Pankowski. Each player will be assigned to one of the four All-Star Classic teams, as well as participating in the Kansas Star Casino/ECHL All-Star Skills Competition.
The 13th class of the ECHL Hall of Fame will be officially inducted at a banquet, presented by BFL CANADA and Sutton Special Risk, on Tuesday, January 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, the Official Host Hotel of the 2020 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic.
For more information on the Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic and to purchase tickets, please visit www.echlallstarclassic.com.
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