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by Paul on 01/19/07 at 03:50 PM ET
A KK member wrote this in the KKF this morning…
NHL live just announced that Ed Jovo. will replace Scott Neidermeyer, and Andy MacDonald will replace Henrik Zetterberg at the all-star game. Does anyone have any info on this? I can’t find anything.
The Coyotes confirm Jovanovski being in…
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Ed Jovanovski has been added to the Western Conference roster for the 2007 NHL All-Star Game which will be played Wednesday, Jan. 24 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
added 2:35pm, press release from the NHL…
Jovanovski and McDonald replace injured Ducks defenseman Scott Niedermayer and Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg, respectively.
Jovanovski, 30, will be making his fourth career All-Star Game appearance. Playing in his 11th NHL first season and first in Phoenix, Jovanovski leads Coyotes defensemen in scoring with 27 points (11 goals, 16 assists) in 42 games and ranks second on the club in average ice time per game (23:14). The Windsor, Ontario native led Canucks defensemen in scoring for three consecutive seasons from 2000-01 through 2002-03, was honored as the Canucks’ top defenseman and competed in the NHL All-Star Game in each of those campaigns.
McDonald, 29, will be making his All-Star Game debut. Signed as a free agent by the Ducks in April, 2000 following a standout four-year career at Colgate University, the Strathroy, Ontario native is playing in his sixth NHL season. He ranks second on the Ducks in scoring with 45 points (12 goals, 33 assists) in 49 games.
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