NHL Announces Full Rosters for 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game

By on January 11, 2018
NHL Public Relations January 10, 2018

NEW YORK (Jan. 10, 2018) – The National Hockey League announced today the full roster of players for the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 27-28 at AMALIE Arena in Tampa.

Forty players were selected by the NHL, joining the four division captains elected by fans via the 2018 NHL All-Star Fan VoteSteven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic), Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals (Metropolitan), P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators (Central) and Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers (Pacific).

Below are the complete rosters for each division, comprised of six forwards, three defensemen and two goaltenders per team:

2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game Rosters

Atlantic Division (All-Star appearance)
F    Aleksander Barkov, FLA (1st)
F    Jack Eichel, BUF (1st)
F    Nikita Kucherov, TBL (2nd)
F    Brad Marchand, BOS (2nd)
F    Auston Matthews, TOR (2nd)
F    Steven Stamkos, TBL* (5th)
D    Mike Green, DET (2nd)
D    Victor Hedman, TBL (2nd)
D    Erik Karlsson, OTT (5th)
G    Carey Price, MTL (6th)
G    Andrei Vasilevskiy, TBL (1st)
Head Coach: Jon Cooper, TBL (1st)

Metropolitan Division (All-Star appearance)
F    Josh Bailey, NYI (1st)
F    Sidney Crosby, PIT (3rd)
F    Claude Giroux, PHI (5th)
F    Taylor Hall, NJD (3rd)
F    Alex Ovechkin, WSH* (7th)
F    John Tavares, NYI (5th)
D    Noah Hanifin, CAR (1st)
D    Seth Jones, CBJ (2nd)
D    Kris Letang, PIT (4th)
G    Braden Holtby, WSH (3rd)
G    Henrik Lundqvist, NYR (4th)
Head Coach: Barry Trotz, WSH (3rd)

Central Division (All-Star appearance)
F    Patrick Kane, CHI (7th)
F    Nathan MacKinnon, COL (2nd)
F    Brayden Schenn, STL (1st)
F    Tyler Seguin, DAL (5th)
F    Eric Staal, MIN (5th)
F    Blake Wheeler, WPG (1st)
D    John Klingberg, DAL (1st)
D    Alex Pietrangelo, STL (1st)
D    P.K. Subban, NSH* (3rd)
G    Connor Hellebuyck, WPG (1st)
G    Pekka Rinne, NSH (2nd)
Head Coach: Peter Laviolette, NSH (3rd)

Pacific Division (All-Star appearance)
F    Brock Boeser, VAN (1st)
F    Johnny Gaudreau, CGY (4th)
F    Anze Kopitar, LAK (4th)
F    Connor McDavid, EDM* (2nd)
F    James Neal, VGK (3rd)
F    Rickard Rakell, ANA (1st)
D    Brent Burns, SJS (5th)
D    Drew Doughty, LAK (4th)
D    Oliver Ekman-Larsson, ARI (2nd)
G    Marc-Andre Fleury, VGK (3rd)
G    Jonathan Quick, LAK (3rd)
Head Coach: Gerard Gallant, VGK (2nd)

* Fan-elected captain

The Lightning, who are celebrating their 25th season, and the city of Tampa will host the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. The League’s midseason showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena and will include the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday, Jan. 27 (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 28 (3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

For the third straight season, the All-Star Game will feature a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, showcasing teams from each NHL division competing for a $1 million winner-take-all prize pool.

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