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Silfverberg Named to 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend

by Anaheim Ducks / AnaheimDucks.com

The National Hockey League (NHL) has named right wing Jakob Silfverberg to the Pacific Division roster for the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game. This marks Silfverberg's first career All-Star selection as part of the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis, MO from Jan. 24-26. In addition, Ryan Getzlaf has been named as Anaheim's representative for the 2020 NHL All-Star Last Men In presented by adidas, which gives fans the ability to vote for the final player on each All-Star roster. Voting for Last Men In ends January 10.

Silfverberg, 29 (10/13/90), has collected 13-13=26 points in 38 games for the Ducks in 2019-20. Silfverberg currently leads the Ducks in points, goals and power-play goals (3), and co-leads in power-play points (3-3=6). The 6-0, 208-pound forward has points in seven of his last nine games (3-4=7) and 4-4=8 points in his last 11. Silfverberg recorded his 17th career game-winning goal as a Duck to match Andrew Cogliano for seventh on the club's all-time game-winning goal list in his 500th career NHL game Oct. 18 vs. Carolina.

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Acquired from Ottawa with Stefan Noesen and a first-round selection in the 2014 NHL Draft in exchange for Bobby Ryan July 5, 2013, Silfverberg has recorded 130-148=278 points with a +39 rating in 530 career NHL games with the Ducks and Senators. He has also appeared in 69 career Stanley Cup Playoff games with Anaheim and Ottawa, earning 18-27=45 points with a pair of trips to the Western Conference Final in 2015 and 2017. The Gavle, Sweden native has represented Sweden on the international stage on seven occasions, winning medals at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games (silver), 2011 World Championship (silver) and 2010 World Junior Championship (bronze).

Getzlaf, 34 (5/10/85), owns 10-15=25 points in 37 games with the Ducks this season. The Anaheim captain leads the club in GWG (5) and ranks tied for second in points and assists. Getzlaf became the first played in club history to play 1,000 games with Anaheim Nov. 3 vs. Chicago, and extended his own franchise record with his 10th career overtime goal Nov. 1 vs. Vancouver. Selected by Anaheim in the first round (19th overall) of the 2003 NHL Draft, Getzlaf is the all-time franchise leader in assists (677), OT goals (10), even-strength points (613), power-play assists (239) and plus/minus (+145), while ranking second in points (948), power-play points (321) and games played (1,020).

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