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CHL announces All-Rookie team

The Central Hockey League announced today its All-Rookie Team for the 2011-12 season, selected through balloting of CHL head coaches.

In a statement, the league said this year’s team is comprised of forwards Jared Brown of Quad City, Andrew Courtney of Missouri and Mike Ullrich of Tulsa; defensemen Dylan King of Allen and Jeff Terminesi of Tulsa; and goaltender Mark Guggenberger of Texas.

It said the all-CHL team would be announced later today and the CHL's Man of the Year, for which Komet Brent Henley is a finalist, would be announced Tuesday.

Justin A. Cohn, pro sports coordinator for The Journal Gazette, has been covering the Fort Wayne Komets since 1997. His reporting includes game stories from home and away, features about the players and personalities associated with the Komets, plus coverage of issues affecting hockey at all levels. A native of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cohn graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He can be reached at 260-461-8429 or by email at