VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS GOALTENDER MARC-ANDRE FLEURY NAMED TO 2019 NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND

VEGAS (January 2, 2019) – The National Hockey League announced today, January 2, that goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has been selected for the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held January 25-26 at SAP Center in San Jose, California.

 

Fleury leads the NHL with 23 victories, 37 starts and six shutouts this season. He has posted a 23-10-4 record to go with a .912 save percentage and 2.48 goals-against average. This will be the fourth All-Star Game for Fleury, as he previously appeared in the 2011, 2015 and 2018 All-Star Games. Last year in Tampa, Florida, he won the shootout competition, stopping 14 consecutive shooters, and he helped lead the Pacific Division to victory.

 

2019 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND ROSTER

Atlantic Division (All-Star Appearance)

F          Jack Eichel, BUF (2nd)

F          Nikita Kucherov, TBL (3rd)

F          Auston Matthews, TOR (3rd)

F          David Pastrnak, BOS (1st)

F          Steven Stamkos, TBL (6th)

F          John Tavares, TOR (6th)

D         Thomas Chabot, OTT (1st)

D         Keith Yandle, FLA (3rd)

G         Jimmy Howard, DET (2nd)

G         Carey Price, MTL (7th)

 

Central Division (All-Star Appearance)

F          Patrick Kane, CHI (8th)

F          Nathan MacKinnon, COL (3rd)

F          Ryan O’Reilly, STL (2nd)

F          Mikko Rantanen, COL (1st)

F          Mark Scheifele, WPG (1st)

F          Blake Wheeler, WPG (2nd)

D         Miro Heiskanen, DAL (1st)

D         Roman Josi, NSH (2nd)

G         Devan Dubnyk, MIN (3rd)

G         Pekka Rinne, NSH (3rd)

 

Metropolitan Division (All-Star Appearance)

F          Sebastian Aho, CAR (1st)

F          Cam Atkinson, CBJ (2nd)

F          Mathew Barzal, NYI (1st)

F          Sidney Crosby, PIT (4th)

F          Claude Giroux, PHI (6th)

F          Taylor Hall, NJD (3rd)

D         John Carlson, WSH (1st)

D         Seth Jones, CBJ (2nd)

G         Braden Holtby, WSH (4th)

G         Henrik Lundqvist, NYR (5th)

 

Pacific Division (All-Star Appearance)

F          Johnny Gaudreau, CGY (5th)

F          Clayton Keller, ARI (1st)

F          Connor McDavid, EDM (3rd)

F          Joe Pavelski, SJS (3rd)

F          Elias Pettersson, VAN (1st)

D         Brent Burns, SJS (6th)

D         Drew Doughty, LAK (5th)

D         Erik Karlsson, SJS (6th)

G         Marc-Andre Fleury, VGK (4th)

G         John Gibson, ANA (2nd)

 

2019 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND INFORMATION

The 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend will once again consist of a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, featuring four teams – one for each NHL division.

 

The head coach of the NHL team with the highest points percentage (points earned divided by total possible points) in each of the four divisions at the halfway point of the regular season will guide the respective All-Star rosters.

 

The Sharks and city of San Jose will host the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, from Jan. 25‑26, including the 2019 SAP NHL All-Star Skills on Friday, Jan. 25 (6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, Jan. 26 (5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS). The 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend marks the second time NHL All-Star activities will take place in San Jose. The Sharks previously hosted the event in 1997.

 

Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar. For more information on the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, visit NHL.com/Fans/All-Star.

 

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