Adam Pelech named as Islanders’ lone All-Star

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The Islanders could have one All-Star in Las Vegas two weeks from now. Adam Pelech was named to the Metropolitan Division staff in the course of the roster announcement Thursday evening, marking his first profession All-Star nod. 

Pelech hasn’t racked up factors this yr — he has simply 5 in 24 video games — however he has been a gradual presence on the again finish, averaging 21:37 per evening, normally taking part in alongside Scott Mayfield. By anticipated objectives share, he has been some of the productive Islanders this yr, behind solely Brock Nelson and Ryan Pulock, who has performed simply 12 video games attributable to harm. 

Adam PelechAdam Pelech was named to his first All-Star staff.Getty Images

Before the season, Pelech inked an eight-year, $46 million extension that can preserve him on the Island for the long run. The All-Star nod will proceed to cement the 27-year outdated as one of many franchise’s cornerstone items.

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