Malkin selected to All-Star Game; McDonald, MacIntyre demoted - 01-12-12

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

Allow the pre-arranged outrage over all-star snubs commence.

Center Evgeni Malkin was selected as the the Penguins lone represntative to the NHL's All-Star Lame Game.

The additional players as selected by NHL:


Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks
Tyler Seguin, Boston Bruins
Jason Pominville, Buffalo Sabres
Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames
Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks
Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars
Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
John Tavares, New York Islanders
Marian Gaborik, New York Rangers
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
Logan Couture, San Jose Sharks
Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
Phil Kessel, Toronto Maple Leafs
Joffrey Lupul, Toronto Maple Leafs
Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals


Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins
Brian Campbell, Florida Panthers
Ryan Suter, Nashville Predators
Shea Weber, Nashville Predators
Dan Girardi, New York Rangers
Kimmo Timonen, Philadelphia Flyers
Keith Yandle, Phoenix Coyotes
Alex Edler, Vancouver Canucks
Dennis Wideman, Washington Capitals
Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets

Senators forwards Daniel Alfredsson, Milan Michalek, Jason Spezza, Senators defensman Erik Karlsson, Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf and Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas were selected previously through a fan vote.

Additionally, the team demoted forward Colin McDonald, an all-star at the AHL level, to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. In two NHL games, McDonald has no points and a plus-1 rating.

Forward/enforcer Steve MacIntyre cleared waivers and was also demoted to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. In 10 NHL games this season, MacIntyre has no points and two penalty minutes.

(Photo: Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

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