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Former Gopher Kessel Headed To NHL All-Star Game

Phil Kessel probably won’t have to wait until the end of the NHL All-Star game draft to hear his name. The Toronto forward, a former Gophers star, was among the final 36 players added to the event by the league’s hockey operations department Thursday


Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings and Team Lidstrom scores a goal on Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Team Staal in the 58th NHL All-Star Game at RBC Center on January 30, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Team Lidstrom Beats Team Staal In NHL All-Star Game

Sorry Team Staal, Team Lidstrom felt right at home in Carolina. Captain Eric Staal of the hometown Hurricanes seemed to have everything going his way on All-Star weekend. He owned the first pick in the inaugural NHL fantasy draft, had the crowd and two Carolina teammates on his side and overwhelming sentiment behind him.


Brent Burns

Wild’s Burns Becomes 1st-Time NHL All-Star

Minnesota Wild defenseman Brent Burns has been picked for the NHL All-Star Game for the first time.



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