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AHL ALL STAR GAME TONIGHT; ARCOBELLO TO START FOR WESTERN CONF. SQUAD

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 01/28/2013

Oklahoma City Barons forward Mark Arcobello will start for the Western Conference tonight at the 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts American Hockey League All Star Game. Faceoff is slated for 6 p.m. from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

Arcobello, a 5-9, 165-pounder from Milford, Conn. has appeared in 40 games with the Barons this season, scoring 33 points (11-22-33). He is one of seven players that have played in each of the three seasons the Barons have played in the AHL. In 139 games with Oklahoma City over those three seasons, he has 98 points (39-59-98). As a pro, he has played in 171 games between Oklahoma City and the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL and scored 119 points (46-73-119).

Arcobello is no stranger to All Star Games. As a member of the Stockton Thunder, he recorded a hat trick and was named Most Valuable Player of the 2011 ECHL All Star Game in Bakersfield, Calif.

The 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts AHL All Star Classic is scheduled to be shown live in Oklahoma City on FoxSports Southwest at 6 p.m. Check local listings for details.

The Barons host the Charlotte Checkers in a pair of games this weekend. Both games faceoff at 7 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center and can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY.

A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Packages ranging from 7-game and 11-game packs to Full Season Seats are available. Call the Barons’ front office at 405-232-4625 for information on group outings, Season Seats and other ticket packages.

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