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Bracco, Liljegren named to AHL all-star game

Two Toronto Marlies have been made late additions to the American Hockey League all-star game rosters.

Marlies F Jeremy Bracco and D Timothy Liljegren will be off to the big game on Monday.

Bracco, 22, has scored four goals and 29 assists in 42 games with the club. He’s fifth in the league in assists and is tied for second amongst all Marlies players in all-time regular-season assists (112) through three seasons. The 2015 second-round pick of the Maple Leafs has played in 167 AHL games with the Marlies scoring 144 points.

Liljegren, meanwhile, has played in 35 games with the Marlies scoring four goals and adding 22 assists setting career highs. The 2017 first round pick of the Maple Leafs played in his first NHL game this year on Jan. 18 against the Chicago Blackhawks. He’s scored 58 points in 122 games with the Marlies.

Both players will play in the all-star game and are joining goaltender Kasimir Kaskisuo at the game.

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