NHL All-Star Game 2022: Captains, rosters, coaches for 67th annual game

The NHL’s decision not to send players to the Olympics this year means that the league’s top talent will instead showcase its skills at the All-Star Game, which is slated to be played in Las Vegas on Feb. 5.

As in years past, 11 players from each division (nine skaters and two goalies) will face off in a 3-on-3 tournament, with the winner taking all. The NHL on Thursday announced 10 participants for each division, with the 11th roster spot being voted on by fans in the Last Man In competition.

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There are plenty of familiar faces in this year’s All-Star Game, such as Connor McDavid, Victor Hedman, Nathan MacKinnon and Alex Ovechkin, as well as 18 newcomers who’ll be taking part in their first All-Star Game, a group headlined by Cale Makar.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 NHL All-Star Game captains, rosters and coaches:

Who are the 2022 NHL All-Star Game captains?

The following players were voted as division captains by the fans: Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (Atlantic), Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon (Central), Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (Metropolitan) and Oilers forward Connor McDavid (Pacific).

What are the rosters for the 2022 NHL All-Star Game?

Atlantic Division

Head coach: Andrew Brunette, Panthers

Pos. Name Team Appearance
F Drake Battherson Senators 1st
F Patrice Bergeron Bruins 3rd
F Jonathan Huberdeau Panthers 2nd
F Dylan Larkin Red Wings 2nd
F Auston Matthews (C) Maple Leafs 4th
F Nick Suzuki Canadiens 1st
D Rasmus Dahlin Sabres 1st
D Victor Hedman Bay Lightning 3rd
TBD Last Man In vote winner
G Jack Campbell Maple Leafs 1st
G Andrei Vasilevskiy Lightning 4th

Metropolitan Division

Head coach: Rod Brind’Amour, Hurricanes

Pos. Name Team Appearance
F Sebastian Aho Hurricanes 2nd
F Claude Giroux Flyers 7th
F Jack Hughes Devils 1st
F Alex Ovechkin (C) Capitals 1st
F Chris Krieder Rangers 2nd
D Adam Fox Rangers 1st
D Adam Pelech Islanders 1st
D Zach Werenski Blue Jackets 2nd
TBD Last Man In vote winner
G Frederik Andersen Hurricanes 2nd
G Tristan Jarry Penguins 2nd

Central Division

Head coach: Jared Bednar, Avalanche

Pos. Name Team Appearance
F Kyle Connor Jets 1st
F Alex DeBrincat Blackhawks 1st
F Kirill Kaprizov Wild 1st
F Clayton Keller Coyotes 2nd
F Jordan Kyrou Blues 1st
F Nathan MacKinnon (C) Avalanche 4th
F Joe Pavelski Stars 4th
D Cale Makar Avalanche 1st
TBD Last Man In vote winner
G Juuse Saros Predators 1st
G Cam Talbot Wild 1st

Pacific Division

Head coach: Pete DeBoer, Golden Knights

Pos. Name Team Appearance
F Leon Draisaitl Oilers 3rd
F Jordan Eberle Kraken 2nd
F Johnny Gaudreau Flames 6th
F Adrian Kempe Kings 1st
F Connor McDavid (C) Oilers 5th
F Timo Meier Sharks 1st
F Mark Stone Golden Knights 1st
D Alex Pietrangelo Golden Knights 3rd
TBD Last Man In vote winner
G John Gibson Ducks 3rd
G Thatcher Demko Canucks 1st

Which players were voted as the Last Men In?

Fans can vote for four players from a list of 32 candidates to determine the 2022 NHL All-Star Last Men In, who round out the rosters. Fans can cast 10 votes over the course of a 24-hour period ending Monday, Jan. 17. The top four vote-getters in each division will then join their respective division’s All-Star team. A link to vote can be found here.

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Who are the head coaches for the 2022 NHL All-Star Game?

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The head coaches for the All-Star Game are Panthers interim coach Andrew Brunette, Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar and Golden Knights coach Pete DeBoer.

Their teams had the highest points percentages in their respective divisions through games played on Jan. 10.

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