Rochester Americans center Phil Varone, who’s on recall to the Buffalo Sabres, has been named to the AHL All-Star Game, the league announced today.
Varone has enjoyed another strong AHL season, compiling eight goals and a team-high 29 points in 35 games with the Amerks.
The 24-year-old is set to make his NHL season debut tonight in New Jersey.
Two former Sabres also earned spots in the game. Hershey Bears forward Tim Kennedy, a South Buffalo native, has 27 points in 34 games. …