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NHL All-Star Game rosters 2022: Full list of players, captains, coaches for each division

The NHL’s decision not to send players to the Olympics this year means that the league’s top talent will instead showcase its skills at the All-Star Game, which is slated to be played in Las Vegas on Feb. 5.

As in years past, 11 players from each division (nine skaters and two goalies) will face off in a 3-on-3 tournament, with the winner taking all. The NHL on Thursday announced 10 participants for each division, with the 11th roster spot being voted on by fans in the Last Man In competition.

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There are plenty of familiar faces in this year’s All-Star Game, such as Connor McDavid, Victor Hedman, Nathan MacKinnon and Alex Ovechkin, as well as 18 newcomers who’ll be taking part in their first All-Star Game, a group headlined by Cale Makar.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 NHL All-Star Game captains, rosters and coaches:

Who are the 2022 NHL All-Star Game captains?

The following players were voted as division captains by the fans: Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (Atlantic), Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon (Central), Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (Metropolitan) and Oilers forward Connor McDavid (Pacific).

What are the rosters for the 2022 NHL All-Star Game?

Atlantic Division

Head coach: Andrew Brunette, Panthers

Pos.NameTeamAppearance
FDrake BatthersonSenators1st
FPatrice BergeronBruins3rd
FJonathan HuberdeauPanthers2nd
FDylan LarkinRed Wings2nd
FAuston Matthews (C)Maple Leafs4th
FNick SuzukiCanadiens1st
DRasmus DahlinSabres1st
DVictor HedmanBay Lightning3rd
TBDLast Man In vote winner
GJack CampbellMaple Leafs1st
GAndrei VasilevskiyLightning4th

Metropolitan Division

Head coach: Rod Brind’Amour, Hurricanes

Pos.NameTeamAppearance
FSebastian AhoHurricanes2nd
FClaude GirouxFlyers7th
FJack HughesDevils1st
FAlex Ovechkin (C)Capitals1st
FChris KriederRangers2nd
DAdam FoxRangers1st
DAdam PelechIslanders1st
DZach WerenskiBlue Jackets2nd
TBDLast Man In vote winner
GFrederik AndersenHurricanes2nd
GTristan JarryPenguins2nd

Central Division

Head coach: Jared Bednar, Avalanche

Pos.NameTeamAppearance
FKyle ConnorJets1st
FAlex DeBrincatBlackhawks1st
FKirill KaprizovWild1st
FClayton KellerCoyotes2nd
FJordan KyrouBlues1st
FNathan MacKinnon (C)Avalanche4th
FJoe PavelskiStars4th
DCale MakarAvalanche1st
TBDLast Man In vote winner
GJuuse SarosPredators1st
GCam TalbotWild1st

Pacific Division

Head coach: Pete DeBoer, Golden Knights

Pos.NameTeamAppearance
FLeon DraisaitlOilers3rd
FJordan EberleKraken2nd
FJohnny GaudreauFlames6th
FAdrian KempeKings1st
FConnor McDavid (C)Oilers5th
FTimo MeierSharks1st
FMark StoneGolden Knights1st
DAlex PietrangeloGolden Knights3rd
TBDLast Man In vote winner
GJohn GibsonDucks3rd
GThatcher DemkoCanucks1st

Which players were voted as the Last Men In?

Fans can vote for four players from a list of 32 candidates to determine the 2022 NHL All-Star Last Men In, who round out the rosters. Fans can cast 10 votes over the course of a 24-hour period ending Monday, Jan. 17. The top four vote-getters in each division will then join their respective division’s All-Star team. A link to vote can be found here.

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Who are the head coaches for the 2022 NHL All-Star Game?

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The head coaches for the All-Star Game are Panthers interim coach Andrew Brunette, Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar and Golden Knights coach Pete DeBoer.

Their teams had the highest points percentages in their respective divisions through games played on Jan. 10.

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