All-Star alternate captains named
NEW YORK -- All-Star Game captains Eric Staal and Nicklas Lidstrom are getting some help before they have to pick the rosters for next weekend's midseason classic.
The NHL and the NHL Players' Association said Saturday that Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green and Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler will serve as alternate captains under Staal.
Forwards Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay's Martin St. Louis will assist Lidstrom.
Staal and Lidstrom were ...
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