Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 1/27/12
Similar to last season, the NHL All Star Draft was highly entertaining and filled with suspense as we waited to see who would get Kessel'd this year. But the obvious highlight was Marian Gaborik mistakenly walking over to Team Alfredsson after being chosen by Team Chara. With the grin he shined afterward (see above pic), I wouldn't be surprised if he did that on purpose. Or was just drunk. See video here.Gaborik took to Twitter after the draft to explain himself... @MGaborik10Marian Gaborik Wanted to make the draft more interesting,so I walked to the other side:)))#allstardraft Jan 27 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply Was actually shocked to see the Rangers sniper last so long, but Lundqvist did mention after the draft that he was giving Chara the chance to draft his fellow countryman and that Gaborik said wanted to shoot against him which was the likely reason for the snub. Gaborik is the only Ranger on Team Chara, as Lundqvist, Girardi, Hagel...
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