Daniel Sedin Selected for 2016 NHL All-Star Game

The rosters for the 2016 NHL All-Star game were announced. Representing the Vancouver Canucks for Team Pacific Division will be Daniel Sedin, who will be making the third All-Star appearance of his career – first without brother Henrik, though.

The All-Star game is slated to take place on January 31st in Nashville and will be the first of its kind to adopt the newly introduced divisional format, which pits teams representing each division against each in 3-on-3 competition.

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Daniel is having a renaissance season, leading the Canucks in scoring with a four point lead over Henrik. With 17 goals and 21 assists, Daniel also finds himself in the top ten in NHL scoring.

The Pacific Division team will be led by John Scott, who was selected by the fans in a grassroots voters movement not that dissimilar from the “Vote for Rory” campaign of old. Here’s how the rest of his team shakes out:

F Johnny Gaudreau (CGY) 
F Taylor Hall (EDM) 
F Joe Pavelski (SJS) 
F Corey Perry (ANA) 
F John Scott (ARI) 
D Brent Burns (SJS) 
D Drew Doughty (LAK) 
D Mark Giordano (CGY) 
G John Gibson (ANA) 
G Jonathan Quick (LAK)