OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City Barons forward Mark Arcobello, a former Yale standout, was named a starter for the Western Conference at the 2013 Dunkin' Donuts American Hockey League All Star Classic, the league's front office announced. Starting lineups were determined by AHL fans via the official AHL All-Star Classic Fan Balloting presented by CCM.
Arcobello, a 5-9, 165-pounder from Milford, Conn. has appeared in 40 games with the Barons this season, scoring 33 points (11-22-33). He is one of seven players that have played in each of the three seasons the Barons have played in the AHL. In 139 games with Oklahoma City over those three seasons, he has 98 points (39-59-98). As a pro, he has played in 171 games between Oklahoma City and the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL and scored 119 points (46-73-119).
Arcobello is no stranger to All Star Games. As a member of the Stockton Thunder, he recorded a hat trick and was named Most Valuable Player of the 2011 ECHL All Star Game in Bakersfield, Calif.
The 2013 Dunkin' Donuts AHL All Star Classic is Monday, January 28 in Providence, Rhode Island at 6 p.m. (CT).