February 5, 2023
Hershey Bears forward
Ethen Frank set an AHL record in the CCM Fastest Skater event, helping the Eastern Conference to a 16-10 win in the 2023 Rona AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday night at Place Bell.
Frank, 25, who is tied for the AHL rookie lead with 21 goals this season, completed his lap in 12.915 seconds, becoming the first player to break the 13-second barrier in event history.
are represented at the 2023 AHL All-Star Classic by Frank and teammate Mike Vecchione, along with head coach Todd Nelson, as part of the Atlantic Division at the 2023 All-Star Classic.
The 2023 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Bell in collaboration with Manulife Bank continues on Monday with the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. ET, featuring the enshrinement of David Andrews, Keith Aucoin, Nolan Baumgartner, Dave Creighton and Bill Torrey, and also celebrating honorary All-Star Classic captains Yvon Lambert and Mike Keane. The ceremony will be streamed live on AHLTV.
The league’s mid-season showcase wraps up Monday night at 7 p.m. ET with the 2023 Mise-o-jeu AHL All-Star Challenge, a round-robin tournament among the league’s four divisions played at 3-on-3. The All-Star Challenge will air live across the United States on NHL Network, across Canada on TSN and RDS, and on the internet at AHLTV.