ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Aces announced that Chris Minard has been called up to the American Hockey League by Milwaukee. Minard is scheduled to make his AHL debut on Tuesday when Milwaukee hosts San Antonio.
Chosen to represent Alaska in the 2005 Coors Light ECHL All-Star Game, Minard leads the league with 26 goals and is tied for seventh in scoring with 37 points in 36 games. In his last nine games, he has scored 13 goals and 17 points.
He was named In Glas Co ECHL Player of the Week on January 11 after scoring 13 points (9g-4a) in four games, including a club record and ECHL season-high five goals at Victoria on January 8.