MARTIN FRK SETS AHL HARDEST SHOT RECORDJan 26, 2020
ONTARIO, CA – Ontario Reign forward Martin Frk entered the record books at the 2020 AHL All-Star Skills Competition, as his 109.2 miles-per-hour slap shot set the league’s record in the Hardest Shot competition.
Frk’s shot surpassed the existing record, set by former Kings prospect Colin Miller at 105.5 mph in 2015, by nearly four full mph. Frk’s mark also eclipsed Zdeno Chara’s NHL record of 108.8, set in 2012.
The 2020 AHL All-Star Classic in Ontario continues tomorrow morning with the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony at 11:00 a.m., featuring the enshrinement of Robbie Ftorek, Denis Hamel, Darren Haydar and Fred Thurier as the AHL Hall of Fame Class of 2020 and also celebrating honorary All-Star Classic captains Derek Armstrong and Robb Stauber. The league’s mid-season showcase concludes tomorrow evening with the 2020 AHL All-Star Challenge, a round-robin tournament among the league’s four divisions played at 3-on-3. Limited tickets are still available for that event, but visiting www.ontarioreign.com/allstar.
The Ontario Reign are in the midst of their 2019-20 season, their fourth as members of the American Hockey League. For more information regarding upcoming home games, promotions and ticket offers, visit www.ontarioreign.com/schedule/, and to secure your seats with a Reign ticket plan, call 909.941.7825 or visit OntarioReign.com.