NEW YORK – The Chicago Blackhawks continue to close in on top vote-getter, Buffalo Sabres center Zemgus Girgensons (1,466,077), after six weeks of voting in the 2015 NHL All-Star Fan Vote presented by SiriusXM. Forwards Patrick Kane (1,075,304) and Jonathan Toews (1,061,691) as well as defenseman Duncan Keith (1,044,124) have all crossed the 1 million vote mark, narrowing Girgensons' overall lead as Chicago prepares to take part in the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on New Year's Day, the last day of voting.
Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (955,385) and defenseman Brent Seabrook (875,686) round out the top six vote-getters. Through six weeks of balloting, more than 31 million votes have been collected.
The leaderboard of the top vote-getters is available at NHL.com/vote. Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar.
About the 2015 NHL All-Star Fan Vote presented by SiriusXM
Voting concludes at 11:59 p.m. ET on Jan. 1, with the top six vote-getters by position – three forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender – set to take part in the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game. Fans around the world can continue to vote via interactive online ballots at NHL.com/vote in English, French, German, Czech, Finnish, Russian, Slovak and Swedish, and in select languages via the official NHL app for mobile phones.
Eligible residents of the U.S. and Canada who vote online at NHL.com/vote can enter for a chance to win one grand prize: a trip for two to attend the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. For sweepstakes rules, visit NHL.com/vote.
See below for a partial list of voting results through week six (as of 12/30/14):
Corey CrawfordChicago 955,385
Carey PriceMontreal 566,149
Jaroslav HalakNY Islanders 526,096
Marc-Andre FleuryPittsburgh 360,823
Pekka RinneNashville 296,031
Duncan KeithChicago 1,044,124
Andrei MarkovMontreal 363,245
Shea WeberNashville 324,533
Erik KarlssonOttawa 270,599
Drew DoughtyLos Angeles 258,726
Patrick KaneChicago 1,075,304
Marian HossaChicago 558,181
Evgeni MalkinPittsburgh 474,160
Marian GaborikLos Angeles 347,174
Tyler SeguinDallas 313,330