Tuomaala Shines at All-Star Classic

February 6, 2024

Rookie forward Samu Tuomaala showcased his skills and abilities at the AHL All-Star Classic in San Jose, California during the two-day event.

Tuomaala, 21, has scored 13-22-35 this season and is second among AHL rookies in points and third in assists.

There were plenty of photographs and autographs to be had and lots of smiles all around at the successful event hosted by the San Jose Barracuda.

During the AHL Skills Competition on Sunday, Tuomaala cranked up a 97.3 mph blast in the hardest shot contest and also hit two of four targets in the accuracy contest.

Pic shared by Nikki Bachman

During Monday’s AHL All-Star Classic series of round-robin 3-on-3 games between the divisions, Tuomaala scored one goal with three assists for four points in helping the Atlantic Division advance to the Championship Game before eventually bowing to the Pacific Division.