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The All-Star break has arrived. Once Detroit and Montreal finish their match on Wednesday night, the league will take time off for the All-Star break until January 31st. Numerous players have been added to the competition as various players have either been forced to miss the league's event or have voluntarily bowed out.  With that, we take a brief look at some of the most prominent story lines heading into the league's break.    Ovechkin Skips, McDonald Calls Him Out By now, you're well aware that Alex Ovechkin has decided to skip this year's All-Star Game. Ovechkin received a 3-game suspension following a hit on Zbynek Michalek. His suspension, perhaps a debatable one, was met with a rather immature reaction from Ovechkin when he announced he would be skipping the league's All-Star Game. While this was likely a way of Ovechkin protesting a suspension he deemed unfair and a way of getting back at the league, the only ones slighted by his absence at the All-S...
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