BARRACUDA GOALTENDER ANTOINE BIBEAU NAMED 2018 AHL ALL-STARJan 4, 2018
San Jose, Calif. - San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda) General Manager Joe Will, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (@TheAHL), has announced that Goaltender Antoine Bibeau has been named to the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino, which will take place at Utica's Adirondack Bank Center on January 28-29, 2018.
In his fourth professional season, and first within the Sharks organization, Bibeau, 23, is 8-7-0 in 23 games played with a 2.37 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage. The native of Victoriaville, Quebec is tied for first in the AHL in shutouts (2), eighth in goal-against, and T-15th in save percentage.
A season ago, Bibeau appeared in his first two NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs going 1-1-0 with a 1.99 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage.
The 6-foot-3, 205-pound netminder has appeared in 121 AHL games in his career going 60-40-11 with a 2.73 goals-against average, a .907 save percentage, and 12 shutouts.
Bibeau was originally drafted by Toronto in the sixth round (#172 overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.
BRI - Sebastian Aho, Tanner Fritz
CHA - Valentin Zykov
HFD - John Gilmour
HER - Chris Bourque
LV - T.J. Brennan, Danick Martel
PRO - Jordan Binnington, Austin Czarnik
SPR - Alexandre Grenier
WBS - Casey DeSmith, Daniel Sprong
BEL - Gabriel Gagne
BNG - Bracken Kearns ("C"), Jacob MacDonald
LAV - Matt Taormina, Chris Terry
RCH - TBA
SYR - Matthew Peca
TOR - Travis Dermott, Kasperi Kapanen
UTI - Reid Boucher, Thatcher Demko
CHI - Brandon Pirri
CLE - Dean Kukan
GR - Matt Lorito, Matt Puempel
IA - Luke Kunin
MB - Michael Hutchinson, Jack Roslovic, Cameron Schilling
MIL - Anders Lindback, Emil Pettersson
RFD - Erik Gustafsson, Vinnie Hinostroza
BAK - Ty Rattie
ONT - Cal Petersen, Brett Sutter ("C")
SA - Rocco Grimaldi, Jordan Schmaltz
SD - Andy Welinski
SJ - Antoine Bibeau
STK - Rasmus Andersson, Andrew Mangiapane
TEX - Curtis McKenzie
TUC - Nick Merkley, Dylan Strome