Vancouver, BC - The National Hockey League announced today that Vancouver Canucks rookie forward Brock Boeser will represent Team Pacific Division in the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game and Weekend.
Boeser, 20, becomes the third youngest Canucks player (Tallon 20, Linden 20) and just the second Canucks rookie (Tallon) named to the honour. Boeser leads the team in points (40), goals (22), power-play points (15), power-play goals (6), game-winning goals (4) and shots (114) and ranks tied for second in assists (18).
The first Canucks rookie to win back-to-back NHL Rookie of the Month honours (in November and December), Boeser has scored 19.8% of the Canucks 111 goals this season which is the second highest percentage of team goals scored in the NHL. The Burnsville, Minnesota native also currently shares fifth place in the NHL in goals and leads all rookies in goals, points, power-play goals and power-play points and ranks second in shots, tied for fourth in assists and fifth among those who have played at least 15 games with a 19.3 shooting percentage.
The 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, Jan. 28 (3:30 pm ET, CBC, SN) at Amalie Arena. The All-Stars will participate in the 2018 NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday, Jan. 27 (7:00 pm ET, CBC, SN) at Amalie Arena.
Video: Brock Boeser comments on his All Star Selection