1/23/08

More changes to All-Star Lineup

New York Islander Fan Central | 1/23/2008 10:46:00 AM
NHL.com: Announced the following changes to the All-Star rosters for Sunday's game.

Added:
Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Ducks
Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks
Mike Ribeiro, Dallas Stars
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins

Replacing:
Paul Stastny, Colorado Avalanche
Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings
Segeri Zubov, Dallas Stars
Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils
Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

NYI Fan Central Comments:
Scott Niedermayer played seventeen games and is handed a spot in the All-Star squad, and now the Devils do not have anyone going to the game? If Niedermayer was still in New Jersey this never would have happened.

Would not have been the worst idea to expand rosters by one more spot so all teams can be represented if something like this happens so a Zach Parise could be added and a team in first place has someone at the game.

One more tweak to Rick DiPietro and his status for the weekend will be doubt also. That all-star skills competition is a lot of work for the goaltenders.

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