Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 11/12/14

DENVER - OCTOBER 24: Goalkeeper Craig Anderson #41 of the Colorado Avalanche awaits action against the Detroit Red Wings during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on October 24, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Anderson had 48 saves as the Avalanche defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
You know who must feel terrible this morning? Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson. Senators fans flooded the ballot box for the 2012 NHL All-Star Game, getting four (!) Ottawa players elected in as "starters" in the game scheduled for their fair city later this month. Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson led the voting with 939,951 votes. Captain Daniel Alfredsson, center Jason Spezza and winger Milan Michalek, who topped Phil Kessel by 42,144 on the last day of voting, join him. Anderson? He had 79,064 votes and finished 15th behind starter Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins. Which means Ottawa fans punched their ballot for five other players (including defenseman Sergei Gonchar, who mercifully finished third behind starter Dion Phaneuf of the Toronto Maple Leafs) but intentionally left Anderson off. Poor bastard. That barely more people than watch postgame coverage on VERSUS-nee-NBC Sports Network ... This isn't the first time the locals have stormed the gates to get their guys in...
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