Stars Selected To All-Star Game

Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin and defenseman John Klingberg were named to the 2018 NHL All-Star Game. The 2018 All-Star Game and festivities will take place Jan. 27-28 at AMALIE Arena in Tampa, Fla. 
Seguin, 25, has been selected to the NHL All-Star Game for the fifth time in his career (2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). The forward ranks eighth in the NHL with 21 goals (21-19=40) in 2017-18, marking the fifth consecutive season he’s reached the 20-goal plateau. In 43 games this season, he also leads the Stars in points (40) and goals (21), while ranking fourth in assists (19). The native of Brampton, Ont. is tied for fifth in the NHL and ranks first on the Stars with eight power play goals and ranks third in the NHL with 176 shots on goal this season.

Klingberg, 25, was named to the NHL All-Star Game for the first time in his career. DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 09: Dallas Stars Defenceman John Klingberg (3) passes during the game between the Dallas Stars and Vegas Golden Knights on December 9, 2017 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. (Photo by George Walker/Icon Sportswire)He ranks first among League defensemen with 33 assists and 39 points (6-33=39) in 43 games this season. Among all NHL players, his 33 assists are tied for eighth. The native of Gothenburg, Sweden leads the Stars in assists (33) and shares second in points (39). He is tied for fifth among League defensemen and leads all Stars players with 14 points (1-13=14) on the power play this season. Klingberg becomes the first Stars defenseman since Stephane Robidas in 2008-09 to represent the club at the All-Star Game.

Forty players were selected by the NHL, joining the four division captains elected by fans via the 2018 NHL All-Star Fan Vote: Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic), Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals (Metropolitan), P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators (Central) and Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers (Pacific).




Below are the complete rosters for each division, comprised of six forwards, three defensemen and two goaltenders per team:

2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game Rosters
Atlantic Division (All-Star appearance)

F    Aleksander Barkov, FLA (1st)
F    Jack Eichel, BUF (1st)
F    Nikita Kucherov, TBL (2nd)
F    Brad Marchand, BOS (2nd)
F    Auston Matthews, TOR (2nd)
F    Steven Stamkos, TBL* (5th)
D    Mike Green, DET (2nd)
D    Victor Hedman, TBL (2nd)
D    Erik Karlsson, OTT (5th)
G    Carey Price, MTL (6th)
G    Andrei Vasilevskiy, TBL (1st)
Head Coach: Jon Cooper, TBL (1st)

Metropolitan Division (All-Star appearance)

F    Josh Bailey, NYI (1st)
F    Sidney Crosby, PIT (3rd)
F    Claude Giroux, PHI (5th)
F    Taylor Hall, NJD (3rd)
F    Alex Ovechkin, WSH* (7th)
F    John Tavares, NYI (5th)
D    Noah Hanifin, CAR (1st)
D    Seth Jones, CBJ (2nd)
D    Kris Letang, PIT (4th)
G    Braden Holtby, WSH (3rd)
G    Henrik Lundqvist, NYR (4th)
Head Coach: Barry Trotz, WSH (3rd)

Central Division (All-Star appearance)

F    Patrick Kane, CHI (7th)
F    Nathan MacKinnon, COL (2nd)
F    Brayden Schenn, STL (1st)
F    Tyler Seguin, DAL (5th)
F    Eric Staal, MIN (5th)
F    Blake Wheeler, WPG (1st)
D    John Klingberg, DAL (1st)
D    Alex Pietrangelo, STL (1st)
D    P.K. Subban, NSH* (3rd)
G    Connor Hellebuyck, WPG (1st)
G    Pekka Rinne, NSH (2nd)
Head Coach: Peter Laviolette, NSH (3rd)

Pacific Division (All-Star appearance)

F    Brock Boeser, VAN (1st)
F    Johnny Gaudreau, CGY (4th)
F    Anze Kopitar, LAK (4th)
F    Connor McDavid, EDM* (2nd)
F    James Neal, VGK (3rd)
F    Rickard Rakell, ANA (1st)
D    Brent Burns, SJS (5th)
D    Drew Doughty, LAK (4th)
D    Oliver Ekman-Larsson, ARI (2nd)
G    Marc-Andre Fleury, VGK (3rd)
G    Jonathan Quick, LAK (3rd)
Head Coach: Gerard Gallant, VGK (2nd)

* Fan-elected captain

The Lightning, who are celebrating their 25th season, and the city of Tampa will host the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. The League’s midseason showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena and will include the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday, Jan. 27 (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 28 (3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

For the third straight season, the All-Star Game will feature a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, showcasing teams from each NHL division competing for a $1 million winner-take-all prize pool.

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