The National Hockey League today released the 2012 NHL All-Star Fan Ballots for the starters of the 2012 NHL All-Star Game. The Hurricanes snagged three spots. Forwards Jeff Skinner and Eric Staal, as well as goaltender Cam Ward are on the ballott.
Skinner is off to a fast start with 14 points (6 goals, 8 assists), while Staal has struggled a bit, scoring just 3 goals, thus far. Ward is right around his career goals against average and save percentage.
Ballotting begins on Monday, Nov. 14 for the game that will take place in Ottawa, Ont., on Jan. 29. All three of Carolinas representatives played in the 2011 All-Star Game in Raleigh.