Open thread - 59th NHL All-Star Game

This afternoon, Team Alfredsson will take on Team Chara in the 59th edition of the NHL All-Star game in Ottawa. After various fan fairs, a draft and a skills competition, it is finally time for the main event. Team Alfredsson will feature all of Daniel Alfredsson's fellow Ottawa Senators representatives as well as all of his Swedish compatriots. This also happens to include all of the Vancouver Canucks players. Team Chara will feature all of the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs participants as well as Zdeno Chara's Slovakian friends.

Ottawa versus Toronto, Vancouver versus Boston!

Team Alfie lines as per...err Scott Hartnell are:

Milan Michalek - Jason Spezza - Daniel Alfredsson
Logan Couture - Claude Giroux - Steven Stamkos
Daniel Sedin - Henrik Sedin - Scott Hartnell
James Neal - John Tavares - Jason Pominville

Erik Karlsson - Kris Letang
Keith Yandle - Shea Weber
Alexander Edler - Dan Girardi

The Team Chara from Bruce Garrioch are:

Marian Gaborik - Pavel Datsyuk - Marian Hossa
Corey Perry - Evgeni Malkin - Jarome Iginla
Joffrey Lupul - Tyler Seguin - Phil Kessel
Jamie Benn - Patrick Kane - Jordan Eberle

Zdeno Chara - Brian Campbell
Dion Phaneuf - Dennis Wideman
Ryan Suter - Kimmo Timonen

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