The results are in the NHL All-Star Game captains have been named.
All-Star Game Captains Named
— NHL (@NHL) January 3, 2017
Connor McDavid will represent the Pacific Division, P. K. Subban the Central Division in the Western Conference. In the Eastern Conference, Sidney Crosby and Carey Price will lead the Metropolitan and Atlantic Divisions, respectively.
The four captains were selected through fan voting between December 1st and January 2nd.
For three of the fourcaptains this will be their first All-Star Game in the new 3-on-3 format. McDavid, Crosby and Price all missed last year’s game due to various injuries. It will be McDavid’s first All-Star Game of his career. Subban attended last year’s Game, representing his old team, the Montreal Canadians. He won the breakaway title that year.
For Subban, attending the All-Star weekend will be a race against time as he is currently on injured reserve.
The four All-Star Game teams will be made up of players from the four divisions. Each team will feature six forwards, 3 defensemen and two goalies.
The All-Star Game will be hosted by the Los Angeles Kings and played January 27-29. This will be the 62nd NHL All-Star Game. The Games will consist of the Skill Competition on Saturday, the All-Star Game on Sunday and the NHL100 announcement on Friday to celebrate the league’s 100th anniversary.