Bruins forward Ryan Spooner was named an AHL All-Star Thursday. Spooner is currently playing in the NHL  with the Bruins.
In 21 AHL games this season, Spooner has five goals and 18 assists for 23 points He has nine points (all assists) in 16 games for the Bruins this season. The Bruins have been using him to center the team’s third line since Chris Kelly  went down with a broken fibula on Dec. 7.
This is the first AHL All-Star selection for Spooner, who was a second-round pick of the Bruins in the 2010 draft. The All-Star game will take place during the Olympic break on Feb. 12.
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