SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the 2011-12 AHL All-Rookie Team, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 30 member cities.
The team consists of one goaltender, two defensemen and three forwards:
2011-12 AHL All-Rookie Team
Goaltender – Eddie Pasquale, St. John’s IceCaps (34gp, 21-11-1, 2.36gaa, .913sv%, 4so)
Defenseman – Matt Donovan, Bridgeport Sound Tigers (69gp, 10+32=42pts., +9)
Defenseman – Cade Fairchild, Peoria Rivermen (63gp, 7+25=32pts., +28, 3 GWG)
Forward – Cory Conacher, Norfolk Admirals (70gp, 34+39=73pts., +11, 7 GWG)
Forward – Tyler Johnson, Norfolk Admirals (70gp, 29+35=64pts., +13, 5 GWG)
Forward – Gustav Nyquist, Grand Rapids Griffins (56gp, 22+36=58pts., +7, 7 PPG)
Each All-Rookie Team member will receive a custom-designed crystal award in recognition of his selection to the 2011-12 AHL All-Rookie Team.