from Adam Kimelman of NHL.com.
The Vancouver Canucks, who started the day with the best record in the Western Conference, also lead in another category—most players added to the All-Star Game.
Four members of the 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.
Players from all 30 teams will be represented at the game, with four members of the Canucks added to the pool of players Thursday—forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin, defenseman Alexander Edler and forward Cody Hodgson, who was one of the dozen rookies selected to play in the game and the 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition, to be held Jan. 28.
The Ottawa Senators will have the largest representation at the game, with five players selected—forwards Jason Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson and Milan Michalek, and defenseman Erik Karlsson, who were voted in by the fans, and forward Colin Greening, added to the rookie pool....