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2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

Posted on: January 26, 2012 9:23 pm
Edited on: January 27, 2012 11:42 am
 
By: Adam Gretz

We knew which players were going to be taking part in the All-Star game this season, but we had no idea which team they would be playing for and who they would be playing against. It was all settled in Ottawa on Thursday night as Senators forward Daniel Alfredsson and Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, the two captains for this year's game, made their selections as you can see below in the order they were picked.

Chara won the coin toss and ended up with the first selection and chose Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk, and continued to load up on offense in the early rounds going with Evgeni Malkin, Marian Hossa and Phil Kessel.

Kessel, of course, was the last pick in the All-Star draft a year ago, but went in the eighth round this season. The last man standing this season was San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture

Two developments that should not have been a surprise to anybody: First, The Vancouver-Boston rivalry that started in last year's Stanley Cup Finals, and carried over into this season as we saw in their regular season matchup a couple of weeks ago, continued on as Chara did not pick a single Canuck.

That means that unlike last year when they were split up, the Sedin twins, Henrik and Daniel, will play on the same team as they've always done throughout their time in the NHL.

Also not a surprise: Alfredsson made sure to pick every Senator in the game, ending up with Erik Karlsson (his first pick), Jason Spezza (his second pick) and Milan Michalek.

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters
Team Alfredsson Team Chara
Henrik Lundqvist (Rangers, Goalie)* Joffrey Lupul (Maple Leafs, Forward)*
Erik Karlsson (Senators, Defense) Pavel Datsyuk (Red Wings, Forward)
Jason Spezza (Senators, Forward) Tim Thomas (Bruins, Goalie)
Jonathan Quick (Kings, Goalie) Evgeni Malkin (Penguins, Forward)
Claude Giroux (Flyers, Forward) Marian Hossa (Blackhawks, Forward)
Kris Letang (Penguins, Defense) Kimmo Timonen (Flyers, Defense)
Steven Stamkos (Lightning, Forward) Corey Perry (Ducks, Forward)
Brian Elliott (Blues, Goalie) Carey Price (Canadiens, Goalie)
Shea Weber (Predators, Defense) Phil Kessel (Maple Leafs, Forward)
Daniel Sedin (Canucks, Forward) Ryan Suter (Predators, Defense)
Dan Girardi (Rangers, Defense) Jimmy Howard (Red Wings, Goalie)
Keith Yandle (Coyotes, Defense) Brian Campbell (Panthers, Defense)
Milan Michalek (Senators, Forward) Patrick Kane (Blackhawks, Forward)
Henrik Sedin (Canucks, Forward) Dion Phaneuf (Maple Leafs, Defense)
James Neal (Penguins, Forward) Jarome Iginla (Flames, Forward)
Alex Edler (Canucks, Defense) Dennis Wideman (Capitals, Defense)
John Tavares (Islanders, Forward) Marian Gaborik (Rangers, Forward)
Scott Hartnell (Flyers, Forward) Jordan Eberle (Oilers, Forward)
Jason Pominville (Sabres, Forward) Tyler Seguin (Bruins, Forward)
Logan Couture (Sharks, Forward) Jamie Benn (Stars, Forward)

(*Assistant Captain)

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ALFIwantsout
Since: Sep 28, 2011
Posted on: January 27, 2012 12:20 pm
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Since: Dec 23, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2012 12:19 pm
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

You're weird



Since: Dec 3, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2012 12:18 pm
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

haha, shows what you know.  the reason that the US, and to a lesser extent, Canada, are in bad shape is because of governments, bank presidents, and the other people who pissed away billions and billions of dollars, through unnecessary wars, terrible banking policies, irresponsible gvt spending, etc. 


oh wow look at this....so tell me now why you think the G20 summit protests make Canada look so bad when those people were protesting the same grievences you just mentioned above?





Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:56 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

haha, shows what you know.  the reason that the US, and to a lesser extent, Canada, are in bad shape is because of governments, bank presidents, and the other people who pissed away billions and billions of dollars, through unnecessary wars, terrible banking policies, irresponsible gvt spending, etc.

however, like you said, there is no reason to argue with retarded people, so i'm not sure why i'm bothering to argue with you.  and for the record, if my IQ is that of a grapefruit, then you're probably as smart as the pulp on the inside.



Since: Dec 3, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:49 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

ex paranoia wrote 
I'm American and I just want to say that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about so please shut up because it is embarrasing.

I'm not sure if I should laugh or cry you really don't know what happen in Toronto in 2010 at the G20 summit, that is really sad but I'm guessing you could tell me what Lady Gagais doing.
i'd be surprised if he even knows what the G20 is.  he probably thinks it's a supplement or something.  lol


there is no point in arguing with functually retarded morons oin the internet so I'm not even responding to your idiotic insults.

I can only assume from your incoherent ramblings that you and your friend have a combined age of 21 and the IQ of a grapefruit. 

I bet you think all those people protesting in the Ocuppy Movement should just get a job right?
Uneducated , unelightened morons like yourself is the reason why America and Canada is in such bad shape right now.

Go watch your Foxnews and let the grownups discuss the important topics.
 



Since: Nov 27, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:49 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

I'm VERY bitter than Anze Kopitar got snubbed, he should be an All-Star! I'm very happy for Jonathan Quick though, a lot of people don't give the shutout king the respect he deserves.



Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:36 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

dex paranoia wrote
I'm American and I just want to say that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about so please shut up because it is embarrasing.

I'm not sure if I should laugh or cry you really don't know what happen in Toronto in 2010 at the G20 summit, that is really sad but I'm guessing you could tell me what Lady Gagais doing.
i'd be surprised if he even knows what the G20 is.  he probably thinks it's a supplement or something.  lol



Since: Jun 19, 2011
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:33 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters

dex paranoia wrote
I'm American and I just want to say that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about so please shut up because it is embarrasing.

I'm not sure if I should laugh or cry you really don't know what happen in Toronto in 2010 at the G20 summit, that is really sad but I'm guessing you could tell me what Lady Gagais doing.



Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:12 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters


I'm American and I just want to say that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about so please shut up because it is embarrasing
well, if you're so right, and i have no idea what i'm talking about, then please elaborate on what i'm wrong about.  with the comment you just made, your reply better be intelligent, or else you'll just prove what i already suspect, which is that you're a DOUCHE!!



Since: Dec 3, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2012 11:07 am
 

2012 NHL All-Star Rosters


want to talk about making canada look bad, good job on the G20, that didn't make canada look bad at all.  


I'm American and I just want to say that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about so please shut up because it is embarrasing.
 


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