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The Noon Number: 32

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29 32 - The number of appearances Ottawa Senators players have made in the NHL All-Star Game. The five players who will appear in the 2012 All-Star Game represents the most for any single game in the franchise's history.

Leading the way among individuals in number of appearances is, obviously, Daniel Alfredsson, who's been in six All-Star Games. After Alfredsson, six players have been in two games as representatives of the Senators: Erik Karlsson (incredibly, considering it's just his third NHL season), Jason Spezza, Dany Heatley, Marian Hossa, Radek Bonk, and Alexei Yashin. Eleven Fourteen players have played in one game, including three six rookies/YoungStars.

*** UPDATE: It turns out I missed a few Senators representing the team in the YoungStars games through the years, so the Noon Number should have been 32, to include: Mike Fisher (2002), Karel Rachunek (2002), and Anton Volchenkov (2003). ***

  • 2012: Five (Daniel Alfredsson, Jason Spezza, Milan Michalek, Erik Karlsson, Colin Greening**)
  • 2011: One (Erik Karlsson)
  • 2010: N/A (Olympics)
  • 2009: One (Dany Heatley)
  • 2008: Two (Daniel Alfredsson, Jason Spezza)
  • 2007: Three (Dany Heatley, Patrick Eaves*, Andrej Meszaros*)
  • 2006: N/A (Olympics)
  • 2005: N/A (lockout)
  • 2004: One (Daniel Alfredsson)
  • 2003: Three Four (Zdeno Chara, Marian Hossa, Patrick Lalime, Anton Volchenkov*)
  • 2002: One Three (Wade Redden, Mike Fisher*, Karel Rachunek*)
  • 2001: Two (Radek Bonk, Marian Hossa)
  • 2000: One (Radek Bonk)
  • 1999: Two (Alexei Yashin, Ron Tugnutt)
  • 1998: Two (Daniel Alfredsson, Igor Kravchuk)
  • 1997: One (Daniel Alfredsson)
  • 1996: One (Daniel Alfredsson)
  • 1995: N/A (lockout)
  • 1994: One (Alexei Yashin)
  • 1993: Two (Brad Marsh, Peter Sidorkiewicz)
* - Appeared in the NHL YoungStars Game.
** - Was selected to the Rookies squad.