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Thursday, January 5, 2012

2012 NHL All-Star Game Rosters

Here is a list of the players who have been selected to appear in the 2012 NHL All-Star game in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on January 29. The first six players have already been determined based on fan votes. The remaining 36 players will be unveiled on Thursday, January 12, as well as the 12 NHL rookies who will participate with the NHL All-Stars in the SuperSkills competition. The captains of each team, as well as the alternate captains, will be named at a later date. The team rosters of the All-Star game will be determined a second straight year by the fantasy draft, which will be held on January 26 at 8 PM. Each team will consist of three goalies, six defensemen, and 12 forwards. Here are the six players who received the most fan votes and are now scheduled to appear in the All-Star game:

Erik Karlsson, D - Ottawa Senators (939,591 votes)
Daniel Alfredsson, RW - Ottawa Senators (897,055 votes) (CAPTAIN)
Jason Spezza, C - Ottawa Senators (817,483 votes)
Milan Michalek, LW - Ottawa Senators (743,977 votes) (1st appearance)
Tim Thomas, G - Boston Bruins (626,540 votes)
Dion Phaneuf, D - Toronto Maple Leafs (614,933 votes)

Jamie Benn, LW - Dallas Stars (1st appearance)
Logan Couture, C - San Jose Sharks (1st appearance)
Pavel Datsyuk, C - Detroit Red Wings
Jordan Eberle, RW - Edmonton Oilers (1st appearance)
Marian Gaborik, RW - New York Rangers
Claude Giroux, C - Philadelphia Flyers
Scott Hartnell, LW - Philadelphia Flyers (1st appearance)
Marian Hossa, RW - Chicago Blackhawks
Jarome Iginla, RW - Calgary Flames
Patrick Kane, RW - Chicago Blackhawks
Phil Kessel, RW - Toronto Maple Leafs
Joffrey Lupul, RW - Toronto Maple Leafs (1st appearance) (ASSISTANT CAPTAIN)
Evgeni Malkin, C - Pittsburgh Penguins
James Neal, LW - Pittsburgh Penguins (1st appearance)
Corey Perry, RW - Anaheim Ducks
Jason Pominville, RW - Buffalo Sabres (1st appearance)
Daniel Sedin, LW - Vancouver Canucks
Henrik Sedin, C - Vancouver Canucks
Tyler Seguin, C - Boston Bruins (1st appearance)
Steven Stamkos, C - Tampa Bay Lightning
John Tavares, C - New York Islanders (1st appearance)

Brian Campbell, D - Florida Panthers
Zdeno Chara, D - Boston Bruins (CAPTAIN)
Alexander Edler, D - Vancouver Canucks (1st appearance)
Dan Girardi, D - New York Rangers (1st appearance)
Kris Letang, D - Pittsburgh Penguins
Ryan Suter, D - Nashville Predators (1st appearance)
Kimmo Timonen, D - Philadelphia Flyers
Shea Weber, D - Nashville Predators
Dennis Wideman, D - Washington Capitals (1st appearance)
Keith Yandle, D - Phoenix Coyotes

Brian Elliott, G - St. Louis Blues (1st appearance)
Jimmy Howard, G - Detroit Red Wings (1st appearance)
Henrik Lundqvist, G - New York Rangers (ASSISTANT CAPTAIN)
Carey Price, G - Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan Quick, G - Los Angeles Kings (1st appearance)

Claude Julien, Boston Bruins
Doug Houda, Boston Bruins (assistant coach)
Doug Jarvis, Boston Bruins (assistant coach)
Geoff Ward, Boston Bruins (assistant coach)

John Tortorella, New York Rangers
Todd McLellan, San Jose Sharks

NOTE: Julien, Houda, Jarvis, and Ward get to coach one all-star team because of Boston winning the 2011 Stanley Cup. Tortorella and McLellan will get to co-coach the other team because their respected teams have the highest winning percentages in the Eastern and Western Conferences going into Monday, January 9, 2012.


Daniel Alfredsson, RW (CAPTAIN)
Henrik Lundqvist, G (ASSISTANT CAPTAIN)
1st - Erik Karlsson, D
2nd - Jason Spezza, C
3rd - Jonathan Quick, G
4th - Claude Giroux, C
5th - Kris Letang, D
6th - Steven Stamkos, C
7th - Brian Elliott, G
8th - Shea Weber, D
9th - Daniel Sedin, LW
10th - Dan Girardi, D
11th - Keith Yandle, D
12th - Milan Michalek, LW
13th - Henrik Sedin, C
14th - James Neal, LW
15th - Alexander Edler, D
16th - John Tavares, C
17th - Scott Hartnell, LW
18th - Jason Pominville, RW
19th - Logan Couture, C (last player picked)

Zdeno Chara, D (CAPTAIN)
1st - Pavel Datsyuk, C (first overall pick)
2nd - Tim Thomas, G
3rd - Evgeni Malkin, C
4th - Marian Hossa, RW
5th - Kimmo Timonen, D
6th - Corey Perry, RW
7th - Carey Price, G
8th - Phil Kessel, RW
9th - Ryan Suter, D
10th - Jimmy Howard, G
11th - Brian Campbell, D
12th - Patrick Kane, RW
13th - Dion Phaneuf, D
14th - Jarome Iginla, RW
15th - Dennis Wideman, D
16th - Marian Gaborik, RW
17th - Jordan Eberle, RW
18th - Tyler Seguin, C
19th - Jamie Benn, LW

The following players who were scheduled to play in the 2012 All-Star Game will not be participating:

Dustin Byfuglien, D - Winnipeg Jets (knee injury) (replaced by Kris Letang)
Mikko Koivu, C - Minnesota Wild (left shoulder injury) (replaced by Jordan Eberle)
Alex Ovechkin, LW - Washington Capitals (personal reasons) (replaced by James Neal)
Jonathan Toews, C - Chicago Blackhawks (upper-body injury) (replaced by Scott Hartnell)

The 12 NHL rookies selected to only participate in the NHL SuperSkills Competition:

Luke Adam, C - Buffalo Sabres
Sean Couturier, C - Philadelphia Flyers
Raphael Diaz, D - Montreal Canadiens
Justin Faulk, D - Carolina Hurricanes
Colin Greening, LW - Ottawa Senators
Carl Hagelin, LW - New York Rangers
Cody Hodgson, C - Vancouver Canucks
Ryan Johansen, C - Columbus Blue Jackets
Nick Johnson, RW - Minnesota Wild
Gabriel Landeskog, LW - Colorado Avalanche
Matt Read, RW - Philadelphia Flyers
Craig Smith, C - Nashville Predators

The following rookies who were scheduled to participate in in the NHL SuperSkills Competition and will not be participating:

Adam Henrique, C - New Jersey Devils (sore groin) (replaced by Carl Hagelin)
Adam Larsson, D - New Jersey Devils (sore wrist) (replaced by Raphael Diaz)
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C - Edmonton Oilers (left shoulder injury) (replaced by Nick Johnson)

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