Host Blues to have three players at NHL All-Star Weekend

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The tournament will take place on Saturday, Jan. 25, while the All-Star Skills competition will take place on Friday night.

St. Louis native Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames was also chosen as an All-Star.

Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck and forward Mark Scheifele were named to the Central Division squad.

Eichel will join forwards Jonathan Huberdeau, Anthony Mantha, Auston Matthews, Brad Marchand, and David Pastrnak in the Atlantic Division.

Kubica joins Alfa Romeo F1 team as reserve driver
Many would be glad to see Robert Kubica return to the team that handed him his Formula One debut and first win several years ago. Kubica said he was excited at the prospect of racing for Alfa Romeo.

Weber will be making his seventh all-star appearance.

Binnington picked up three wins with a 1.96 goals-against average and.929 save percentage to help the Western Conference-leading Blues extend their season-high win streak to eight games.

Eichel, who will play for the Atlantic Division, was one of 37 players selected by the NHL's Hockey Operations Department. Alex Ovechkin was voted captain of the Metropolitan Division but will elect to skip the game in favor of rest. Capitals teammates John Carlson and Braden Holtby will go instead.

Artemi Panarin will represent the New York Rangers after putting up 51 points in his 38 games for them since signing an $81.5 million, seven-year deal last summer.

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