NHL announces 2018 All-Star rosters


The NHL released its 2018 All-Star Game rosters on Wednesday.

A fan vote determined each division’s team captain, the results of which were released last week.

The four head coaches for all-star weekend will be Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic), Peter Laviolette of the Nashville Predators (Central), Barry Trotz of the Washington Capitals (Metro) and Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights (Pacific).

Each club is represented during All-Star weekend, which runs Jan. 27-28 in Tampa Bay. The skills competition takes place on Jan. 27 and the all-star 3-on-3 tournament on Jan. 28.

* Indicates team captain

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division:
Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, Tampa Bay Lightning
Carey Price, G, Montreal Canadiens
Victor Hedman, D, Tampa Bay Lightning
Erik Karlsson, D, Ottawa Senators
Mike Green, D, Detroit Red Wings
Steven Stamkos, F, Tampa Bay Lightning*
Nikita Kucherov, F, Tampa Bay Lightning
Auston Matthews, F, Toronto Maple Leafs
Aleksander Barkov, F, Florida Panthers
Brad Marchand, F, Boston Bruins
Jack Eichel, F, Buffalo Sabres

Metro Division:
Henrik Lundqvist, G, New York Rangers
Braden Holtby, G, Washington Capitals
Seth Jones, D, Columbus Blue Jackets
Noah Hanifin, D, Carolina Hurricanes
Kris Letang, D, Pittsburgh Penguins
Alex Ovechkin, F, Washington Capitals*

Source:: Sportsnet.ca

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