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NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft rules

Saturday, 01.22.2011 / 9:03 AM / NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft powered by Cisco

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As previously announced, the NHL, working in conjunction with the NHLPA, created a player draft that will determine the team rosters for Team Staal and Team Lidstrom for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game presented by Discover as well as the Honda NHL SuperSkills®.  The Jan. 28 NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft powered by Cisco will be televised live nationwide on TSN and RDS in Canada and VERSUS in the U.S. at 8 p.m. ET from NHL Fan Fair™ at the Raleigh Convention Center. 

A coin toss will decide first pick with Staal and Lidstrom, joined by their alternate captains, alternately drafting the 36 remaining All-Stars through 18 rounds.  Each team will consist of three goalies, six defensemen and 12 forwards total.  To ensure that the final draft picks are true selections and not simply predetermined due to position requirements, each team’s three goalies must be picked by the end of Round 10 and each team’s six defensemen must be picked by the conclusion of Round 15.         

The 12 Rookies participating in the Honda NHL SuperSkills® will be divided by the NHL into two groups of six.  At the completion of the 15th round of the NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft powered by Cisco, one NHL Rookie will be selected to choose which All-Star team his group will join for the skills competition. 

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