NHL All-Star Game
John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals.
Patrick Kane and Toews will play on opposite teams.
Weeks after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said there was a possibility Chicago could host a Super Bowl, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the city is being considered to host an NHL All-Star Game.
All-star games in pro sports are completely unnecessary. They began with MLB’s in 1933 and the other major pro leagues following in subsequent years.
Marian Gaborik made New York Rangers teammate Henrik Lundqvist pay for not selecting him to play for Daniel Alfredsson’s team in the NHL All-Star game.
Spraying to all fields while wondering whether either Chicago baseball team will win 70 games this season.
It was strange for the inveterate sports consumer yesterday, as we faced our first Sunday since the summer without NFL football.
Sunday afternoon, the NHL’s top players took the ice for the All-Star game, including four Chicago Blackhawks. Among them are Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and Jonathan Toews on team Lidstrom and Patrick Sharp on Team Staal with coach Joel Quenneville.
Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith were among the first six NHL players chosen by the fans for the NHL’s All-Star game. The NHL will announce the rest of the All-Star roster on January 11th.