NEW YORK (Jan. 10, 2015) – The National Hockey League announced today the full roster of players named to the 2015 NHL® All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 23-25 in Columbus. A total of 36 All-Stars and six Rookies were selected by the NHL, joining the first six players elected by fans in the 2015 NHL All-Star Fan Vote. Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar were selected for the LA Kings, along with Tanner Pearson for the Rookie Stills Competition.
Jon Rosen at LAKingsInsider.com
caught up with Pearson to talk about the selection -
“I think, especially when you’re a younger kid, you watch and you see how good these guys really are at whether it’s skating or skills or stick handling. It’s pretty cool watching these guys.” READ MORE
The 42 All-Stars will play in the 2015 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 25, at Nationwide Arena (2:00 p.m. PT, NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). The six Rookies, along with the 42 All-Stars, will participate in the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 24, also at Nationwide Arena (4:00 p.m. PT, NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports).