Mike Sislo Named to 2015-16 AHL All-Star Second Team
ALBANY, NY - The American Hockey League announced Thursday that Albany Devils right winger Mike Sislo has been named to the 2015-16 AHL All-Star Second Team, as voted by coaches, players and media in each of the league's 30 member cities.
Sislo, who is currently playing for the New Jersey Devils, has a career-high 52 points despite only playing in 54 AHL games this season. His point total ranks tied for first on the team and is tied for 18th in the league. Additionally, he has a career-high 27 goals and 25 assists. He is tied for third in the AHL in goals and leads the league with 14-power play tallies.
This year, Sislo represented the organization at the 2016 AHL All-Star Classic. Additionally, he garnered AHL Player of the Week accolades for the period ending Jan. 10. During that span, he notched three goals and three assists for six points in three AHL games during a busy week that saw him skate in five contests in two leagues over the seven-day span.
The 28-year-old was also named February's AHL Player of the Month. He posted nine goals and seven assists for 16 points along with a +8 rating in 11 games for the Devils, helping them to a 9-1-1-0 record.
At the NHL level this season, the 28-year-old has played 17 games, producing three goals and an assist. He notched his first two career NHL goals on Mar. 17 against Minnesota.
For his career, Sislo has logged 301 career AHL games, producing 186 points with 92 goals and 94 assists. He is the franchise's all-time leader for goals and power-play tallies (33). He also ranks second for points and assists.
- 2015-16 AHL ALL-STAR TEAMS
G - Peter Budaj, ONT
D - T.J. Brennan, TOR
D - Brandon Montour, SD
LW - Chris Bourque, HER
C - Frank Vatrano, PRO
RW - Seth Griffith, PRO
G - Matt Murray, WBS
D - Will O'Neill, WBS
D - Robbie Russo, GR
LW - Mikko Rantanen, SA
C - Dustin Jeffrey, WBS
RW - Mike Sislo, ALB
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