Drew Doughty, Ryan Getzlaf named assistant captains for NHL All-Star Weekend
Drew Doughty and Ryan Getzlaf have been named assistant captains for NHL All-Star Weekend Jan. 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio.
Nick Foligno (Blue Jackets) and Jonathan Toews (Blackhawks) will serve as team captains
The captains and assistant captains of Team Foligno and Team Toes will set the team rosters for the Skills Competition on Jan. 24.
Team Foligno will be coached by Kings head man Darryl Sutter.
Doughty, the Kings’ star defenseman, will make his first-career NHL All-Star Game appearance. He’s among the NHL’s leaders in assists and points.
Getzlaf, the Ducks captain, will be making his third NHL All-Star Game showing. He leads the Ducks with 45 points, good enough for ninth best in the league.
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