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Sport League-leading Lightning get 4 All-Stars as they play host

00:16  11 january  2018
00:16  11 january  2018 Source:   ap.org

Stamkos voted captain as Lightning host All-Star weekend

  Stamkos voted captain as Lightning host All-Star weekend NEW YORK — When the Tampa Bay Lightning host NHL All-Star Weekend, they'll have face of the franchise Steven Stamkos front and center. Stamkos was voted by fans as captain of the Atlantic Division team for the All-Star 3-on-3 tournament that'll take place later this month at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The league unveiled All-Star captains Wednesday night and is expected to announce the full rosters in mid-January.Stamkos has 49 points for first-place Tampa Bay and is signed for the next seven seasons. Stamkos was the No.

The league - leading Tampa Bay Lightning ’s top performers will be on full display when the city hosts NHL All - Star Weekend later this month. Top scorer Nikita Kucherov, goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and defenseman Victor Hedman will join captain Steven Stamkos for the skills competition and

The league - leading Tampa Bay Lightning 's top performers will be on full display when the city hosts NHL All - Star Weekend later this month. The surprise Vegas Golden Knights got two All - Stars : goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and winger James Neal. The expansion franchise is atop the Pacific

Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov(86) is congratulated by teammate Victor Hedman after scoring the against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) © The Associated Press Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov(86) is congratulated by teammate Victor Hedman after scoring the against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Winger Nikita Kucherov, defenseman Victor Hedman and Andrei Vasilevskiy will join Lightning captain Steven Stamkos at NHL All-Star Weekend in Tampa, Florida.

The league announced the full All-Star rosters on Wednesday as selected by the NHL's hockey operations department. With four players on the Atlantic Division team, host and league-leading Tampa Bay has the most representatives for the skills competition and 3-on-3 tournament Jan. 27-28 at Amalie Arena.

Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang of the defending Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins were added to the Metropolitan Division team that also includes Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin and goaltender Braden Holtby.

The surprise Vegas Golden Knights got two All-Stars: goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and winger James Neal. Reigning Hart Trophy winner Connor McDavid is also on the Pacific Division roster.

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