Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/12/12
Four members of the Vancouver Canucks were among the 36 veterans and 12 rookies announced by the NHL for the 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game, to be played Jan. 29 in Ottawa. Forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin, defenceman Alexander Edler and forward Cody Hodgson were selected to play. This will be Henrik’s third all-star game and the second for Daniel. They both said it’s an honour and they’re thrilled and it’s a great roster and so on, and so on, and so on, but what do they think about having to sit through another all-star draft? Quote: “It’s fun for the fans. For the players it doesn’t really matter, you’re just happy to be there. It’s for the fans, so it’s hopefully exciting.”
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