Will Ovechkin be on the list of NHL All-Stars?

Will Ovechkin be on the list of NHL All-Stars?
April 20, 2014, 7:00 pm
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As members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, we are asked to vote on the NHL’s Most Valuable Player, top defenseman, top rookie, top defensive forward, most gentlemanly player and its All-Star teams at each position.

Here are my picks for the NHL’s First, Second and Third All-Star teams:

NHL First Team All-Stars

LW: Joe Pavelski, San Jose; C Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh; RW Alex Ovechkin, Washington

Defensemen: Zdeno Chara, Boston; Drew Doughty, Los Angeles

Goaltender: Tuukka Rask, Boston

NHL Second Team All-Stars

LW Patrick Sharp, Chicago; C Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim; RW Corey Perry, Anaheim

Defensemen: Shea Weber, Nashville; Duncan Keith, Chicago

Goaltender: Semyon Varlamov. Colorado

NHL Third Team All-Stars

LW Jamie Benn, Dallas; C Claude Giroux, Philadelphia; RW Phil Kessel, Toronto

Defensemen: Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis; Ryan Suter, Minnesota

Goaltender: Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay