Sports Now

Sports news from Los Angeles and beyond

« Previous Post | Sports Now Home | Next Post »

Eric Staal and Nicklas Lidstrom selected as NHL All-Star captains

All-stars_400 Carolina's Eric Staal and Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom have been chosen as team captains by their fellow NHL all-stars. Now it's up to the two of them to determine who else plays on their teams.

Staal and Lidstrom will construct their teams during a live draft on Jan. 28, two days before the NHL All-Star game in Raleigh, N.C. Yet-to-be-determined alternate captains will assist in the decision-making process. 

Under this new format, the Ducks' two all-stars -- right wing Corey Perry and goalie Jonas Hiller -- could end up on opposite teams. Center Anze Kopitar will be the sole representative from the Kings.

-- Chuck Schilken

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Left photo: Eric Staal. Credit: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press

Right photo: Nicklas Lidstrom. Credit: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press

 
Comments  ()

Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...

Video


About the Reporters
Sports Now is written by the entire Sports department of the L.A. Times.



Tweets and retweets from L.A. Times staff writers.

Categories


Archives
 


Bleacher Report | Los Angeles

Reader contributions from Times partner Bleacher Report

More on Bleacher Report »




Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: