for the First time since 2000, it has again a German ice hockey player in the NHL All-Star Game managed to do that. Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers was selected by the Fans in the team and is on 26. January in San Jose, California for the Team in the Pacific Division emergence.

19 years Ago, had managed the goaltender Olaf Kölzig in the All-Star Game. Previously, the former national coach Uwe Krupp (1991) and Marco Sturm (1993) had been selected by the Fans.

this season is Draisaitl’s second-best Scorer on the Oilers. 23 goals the 23-year-old native of Cologne scored 31 more, he hung up. Draisaitl plays with interruption since 2014 for the Oilers. In 2012, he was replaced by the young eagles Mannheim to Prince Albert Raiders to Canada.

Already before the election in the All-Star Game had Draisaitl said that it would be a “huge honour and great”. Until Thursday, the Fans were able to vote for their favorites. Each of the 31 NHL Teams provides a candidate.

Nash finished with a career

Rick Nash managed a total of six times in the All-Star Game in the NHL. Further participation there will be for the double Olympic champion. The Canadians, who last played for the Boston Bruins, ended shake his career as a result of a brain.

“would The risk of another brain injury a lot too big,” said Nash’s Agent. In March 2018, the 34-Year-old of the consequences of severe brain suffered a concussion, he could not recover.

Before the season Nash had a break to decide on his future. After a total of 1149 inserts and 437 of the main round goals.


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