NHL All Star Game captains selected

The Detroit Red Wing’s Niklas Lidstrom and the host Carolina Hurricane’s Eric Staal will be the two captains for the NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year, the NHL decided to switch from the traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference to more of a street hockey or pickup hockey setup, where the captains choose their players. The 42 players were chosen 1 week ago. You can see the list at the bottom of this post. The All-Star Game festivities will kick off on January 28th and run to the 30th. The switch was largely in part to the All-Star Game’s TV ratings going down at the same time as the emergence of the Winter Classic, an outdoor hockey game once a year that was played this year in Pittsburgh.

 

All Star Game Lineup

Forwards  
Corey Perry Anaheim Ducks
Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames
Eric Staal Carolina Hurricanes
Jonathan Toews

Patrick Kane

Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks

Patrick Sharp Chicago Blackhawks
Matt Duchene Colorado Avalanche
Rick Nash Columbus Blue Jackets
Loui Eriksson Dallas Stars
Brad Richards Dallas Stars
Ales Hemsky Edmonton Oilers
Anze Kopitar Los Angeles Kings
Patrik Elias N.J. Devils
Claude Giroux Philadelphia Flyers
Sidney Crosby

Evgeni Malkin

David Backes

Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins

St. Louis Blues

Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay Lightning
Martin St. Louis Tampa Bay Lightning
Phil Kessel Toronto Maple Leafs
Ryan Kesler Vancouver Canucks
Henrik Sedin Vancouver Canucks
Daniel Sedin Vancouver Canucks
Alex Ovechkin Washington Capitals
Defensemen  
Dustin Byfuglien Atlanta Thrashers
Tobias Enstrom Atlanta Thrashers
Zdeno Chara

Duncan Keith

Boston Bruins

Chicago Blackhawks

Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit Red Wings
Brett Burns Minnesota Wild
Shea Weber Nashville Predators
Marc Staal N.Y. Rangers
Erik Karlsson

Kris Letang

Ottawa Senators

Pittsburgh Penguins

Dan Boyle San Jose Sharks
Mike Green Washington Capitals
Goalies  
Jonas Hiller Anaheim Ducks
Tim Thomas Boston Bruins
Cam Ward Carolina Hurricanes
Carey Price Montreal Canadiens
Henrik Lundqvist

Marc-Andre Fleury

N.Y. Rangers

Pittsburgh Penguins

 

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