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A Manitoba Moose defenseman is headed to the American Hockey League’s All-Star Game.
Declan Chisholm is moving to Laval, Que., next month to participate in the AHL’s annual showcase of its top talent, the hockey club announced Wednesday.
Chisholm, 22, has 22 points in 30 games so far this season, including a team-leading 19 assists.
The native of Bowmanville, Ont., was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the fifth round of the 2018 NHL Draft, and got his first taste of the big leagues last season, suiting up for the Jets in a pair of games.
Two members of the Moose staff – both played for the team in the past – will also participate in the All-Star weekend in Laval.
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Nolan Baumgartner, currently the team’s assistant coach, will be inducted into the AHL Hall of Fame. Baumgartner played 385 matches for Manitoba.
Winnipeg Mike Keane, a decorated NHL veteran and former Moose captain, will serve as an honorary captain for the All-Star event. Keane currently works in Player Development for the club.
The 2023 AHL All-Star Classic will take place February 5–6.
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