RALEIGH, N.C. --
Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle
will play for Team Lidstrom at the 2011 NHL All-Star Game on Sunday at 2 p.m. (MST).
Team Lidstrom selected Yandle, who leads all NHL defensemen with 44 points, in the 12th round of the All-Star Game draft on Friday night. Team Lidstrom is captained by Detroit defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom, whom Yandle called his second-favorite defenseman of all-time behind Boston's Ray Bourque. Yandle is a Boston native.
Team Lidstrom will play Team Staal, which is captained by Carolina's Eric Staal.
Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson
will represent Team Lidstrom in the rookie events at the 2011 NHL All-Star Game this weekend.CHECK BACK LATER FOR MORE DETAILS...