Crosby, Giroux, Holtby headline NHL Metropolitan All-Stars
The NHL All-Star teams have been announced, and each of our area’s teams are represented.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will be sending C Sidney Crosby to the All-Star Game festivities for the thirteenth time.
Joining him will be Philadelphia Flyers’ C Claude Giroux.
Crosby, 31, has 50 points in 37 games, while Giroux, 31, has 44 points in 39 contests.
Carlson, 29, is providing his normal top notch scoring from the blue line, with 38 points in 37 games.
Holtby, 29, is 15-9 this year with a 2.84 Goals Allowed Average.
As has been the case over the past few years, the All-Star Game will be played in the format of a 3-on-3 tournament. The Metropolitan and Atlantic Division will play a 20-minute game, followed by a 20-minute game between the Central and Pacific Divisions. The winners of those two games will meet in a championship game (also 20 minutes) with the winning team splitting a $1 million cash prize.
The game is on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.