PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL on Tuesday announced that Wheeling rookie goaltender Andy Franck will replace injured Greenville goaltender Mike Brodeur on the American Conference roster and that Greenville rookie center Tyler Mosienko will replace Reading rookie right wing Greg Hogeboom, who is playing with Manchester in the American Hockey League and will not be available for the game.
The Fresno Falcons are the host for the 2006 ECHL All-Star Skills Competition on Jan. 24 and the 2006 ECHL All-Star Game presented by Bud Light on Jan. 25. Both events will be at Save Mart Center and begin at 7 p.m. PT.
Tickets are still available for the game and the skills competition and can be purchased at the box office at Save Mart Center which is open Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased at select Save Mart Supermarkets, Tower Records, Wherehouse Music and Ritmo Latino locations.
Tickets can be ordered online at Ticketmaster.com or by telephone at (559) 458-TIXS (8497).
In his first professional season, the 21-year-old Mosienko ranks sixth among league rookies with 21 assists and is 17th in scoring with 26 points. The 5-foot-8 and 175-pound Mosienko played five seasons for Kelowna in the Western Hockey League scoring 232 points (81g-151a) in 338 regular season games and 55 points (20g-35a) in 81 playoff games.
In his first professional season, the 24-year-old Franck is 16-7-1 and is third in the ECHL in wins and tied for third in shutouts with two and goals-against average with 2.21.