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Published: Friday, 1/19/2001

2 from Storm make ECHL all-star team

Andrew Williamson and James Patterson of the Toledo Storm have been selected to play in the East Coast Hockey League All-Star Game Feb. 13 in Little Rock.

Williamson, the league's MVP last season, will turn 25 on Sunday. He was the ECHL player of the week for scoring four goals and six assists as the Storm posted a 3-0-1 record during a four-game road trip.

Williamson, in his fourth pro season (all with Toledo), is the Storm's third-leading career goal-scorer with 148, trailing only Rick Judson (170) and current Storm captain Rob Thorpe (154). Williamson has an eight-game point-scoring streak.

Patterson, 24, leads the Storm in both goals and scoring with 27 and 50, respectively. Williamson is second in both categories with 19 goals and 42 points.

Patterson was the Central Hockey League rookie of the year last season in Huntsville. The Wayne, Mich., native also leads the Storm in power-play goals (11), game-winning goals (5) and shots (148). He is currently second in the ECHL in goals scored.

t In other Storm news, winger Jason Norrie was called up yesterday by Orlando of the International Hockey League.

Additionally, defenseman Chris Bogas was promoted to Philadelphia of the American Hockey League.

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