WILD DEFENSEMAN CALEN ADDISON NAMED TO 2020-21 AHL ALL-ROOKIE TEAMMay 25, 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced the 2020-21 AHL All-Rookie Team, as voted by coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 28 active member cities.
2020-21 AHL All-Rookie Team
Goaltender - Logan Thompson, Henderson Silver Knights (23gp, 16-6-1, 1.96gaa, .943sv%, 2so)
Defenseman - Calen Addison, Iowa Wild (31gp, 6+16=22pts., +7)
Defenseman - Max Gildon, Bakersfield Condors (32gp, 2+17=19pts., +16)
Forward - Riley Damiani, Texas Stars (36gp, 11+25=36pts., +3, 4 PPG, 2 GWG)
Forward - Connor McMichael, Hershey Bears (33gp, 14+13=27pts., +6, 6 PPG, 8 GWG)
Forward - Phil Tomasino, Chicago Wolves (29gp, 13+19=32pts., +20, 4 PPG, 2 GWG)
A second-round choice by Pittsburgh in the 2018 NHL Draft, Calen Addison was acquired by Minnesota in February 2020 and enjoyed a productive rookie season in Iowa in 2020-21. The 21-year-old native of Brandon, Man., recorded three assists in the Wild’s opening-night win on Feb. 5 and went on to notch six goals and 22 points along with a plus-7 rating in 31 AHL games, including a seven-game scoring streak from Mar. 27 to Apr. 9. Addison earned an early recall to Minnesota and made his NHL debut on Feb. 16, eventually appearing in three regular-season games with the parent Wild. Addison recently made his NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs debut with Minnesota and recorded his first NHL playoff point (assist) on May 24 against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Each player will receive a custom-designed crystal award in recognition of his selection to the 2020-21 AHL All-Rookie Team.
Iowa Wild hockey is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. For more information, please visit www.iowawild.com.