The 2014 National Hockey League All-Star Game will take place in Toronto on Saturday. In all, there are 14 Canadians.
They are New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal of Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canadian Olympic gold medalist and Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Columbus Blue Jackets centre Boone Jenner of Dorchester, Ontario, Philadelphia Flyers forward Travis Konecny of London, Ontario, Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon of Halifax, Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar of Calgary, Alberta, Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Mitch Marner of Markham, Ontario, Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Florida Panthers centre Sam Reinhart of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly of Vancouver, British Columbia, Montreal Canadiens centre Nick Suzuki of London, Ontario, St. Louis Blues centre Robert Thomas of Aurora, Ontario, Los Angeles Kings goaltender Cam Talbot of Caledonia, Ontario, and Washington Capitals right winger Tom Wilson of Toronto, Ontario.
The best Canadian All-Star this season has been MacKinnon. He leads the NHL with 53 assists. The 2024 NHL All-Star Game returned to a fantasy player draft format, which was initially used from 2011 to 2015. McDavid and MacKinnon were two of the four captains. McDavid meanwhile won the NHL All-Star Skills Challenge on Friday.