Frankfurt line to start all-star game

Five Athens Greeks were voted onto this week’s all-star game by league general managers. No other club had as many voted in. All three players on Frankfurt’s top forward line were the top vote-getters in the Southern Conference and will star the game together.

Here are the rosters, in order of votes received:

Northern Conference

Goalies: Jaroslav Halak (Moscow); Henrik Lundqvist (Helsinki); Jonathan Quick (Belfast)

Defense: Luke Schenn (Edinburgh); Justin Faulk (Belfast); PK Subban (Belfast); Kevin Dallman (Moscow); Shea Weber (Copenhagen); Duncan Keith (Moscow); Cam Fowler*(Stockholm)

Left Wing: Alexander Ovechkin (Copenhagen); Jamie Benn (Edinburgh); Milan Lucic (Minsk); Evander Kane (Dublin); Taylor Hall* (London)

Center: Adam Henrique (Gothenburg); Ryan Kesler (Dublin); Stephen Weiss (Copenhagen); Sidney Crosby (Belfast); Brad Richards* (St. Petersburg)

Right Wing: Dustin Brown (Moscow); Phil Kessel (Dublin); Olivier Roland (Edinburgh); Jordan Eberle (Gothenburg); P-A Parenteau* (Oslo)

Southern Conference

Goalies: Cam Ward (Athens); Cory Schneider (Munich); Robin Lehner (Madrid)

Defense: Alex Pietrangelo (Paris); Brent Seabrook (Bern); Ian White (Athens); Nicklas Kronwall (Athens); Erik Karlsson (Madrid); Dustin Byfuglien (Athens); Justin Schultz* (Prague)

Left Wing: Max Pacioretty (Frankfurt); Ilya Kovalchuk (Zurich); Henrik Zetterberg (Bern); Loui Eriksson (Berlin); Tyler Ennis* (Bratislava)

Center: Steven Stamkos (Frankfurt); Ryan O’Reilly (Athens); Patrick Kane (Zurich); Evgeny Malkin (Paris), Derek Roy* (Milan); Darren Helm* (Geneva)

Right Wing: Claude Giroux (Frankfurt); Drew Stafford (Zurich); Corey Perry (Paris); Radim Vrbata (Bern)

*Four players from each conference were selected by the commissioner as their team’s lone representative. Darren Helm will play out of position on the right wing of the South’s fifth line with Derek Roy and Tyler Ennis.


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