The campaign to get Cale Makar into All-Star Game starts Wednesday
Cale Makar didn’t make the NHL’s Central Division roster for the All-Star Game, partially because of the league mandates that every team must be represented in the game, to be held in St. Louis this time around.
But you can still vote him in. The NHL’s “Last Man In” vote starts Wednesday, and the winner of the Central vote will be added. Here is all the info. you need to get those votes ready and send Cale to the Lou.
From the NHL:
David Perron of the St. Louis Blues is among 31 players on the ballot in the 2020 NHL All-Star Last Men In presented by adidas fan vote for the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Enterprise Center in St. Louis on Jan. 25.
Perron, who has 40 points (16 goals, 24 assists) in 40 games this season, including four overtime goals, is looking to make his first All-Star Game appearance and join Blues teammates, goalie Jordan Binnington, defenseman Alex Pietrangelo and forward Ryan O’Reilly on the Central Division roster for the game which will take place at their home rink.
The player with the most votes from each of the four divisions will be added to the All-Star Game rosters that were announced Monday. Voting for the Last Men In opens Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 12 p.m. ET and closes Friday, Jan. 10, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Fans can vote at NHL.com/Vote or on a mobile interactive ballot on the NHL app.
Each of the 31 NHL teams is represented with one player on the ballot.
Fans will be permitted to select as few as one player and a maximum of four players per ballot.
No fan will be permitted to cast more than 10 ballots during a 24-hour period.
Also on the ballot are three-time Stanley Cup winners Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Letang (26 points; 10 goals, 16 assists) was selected as the winner from the Metropolitan Division last season in the first year of the Last Men In presented by adidas voting, when more than 11.5 million votes were cast. It was his sixth All-Star Game appearance.
Toews (28 points, nine goals, 19 assists), who has appeared in the All-Star Game five times, is a Last Men In candidate for the second straight season; Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche was the Central Division winner last season.
Among the other 28 players on the Last Men In ballot is Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche, who leads rookie defenseman in scoring with 29 points; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who has participated in the All-Star Game in each of the past five seasons; and New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad, who has 30 points in 25 games.
Here is the complete list of players on the Last Men In ballot:
Boston Bruins: Patrice Bergeron (F)
Buffalo Sabres: Rasmus Dahlin (D)
Detroit Red Wings: Dylan Larkin (F)
Florida Panthers: Aleksander Barkov (F)
Montreal Canadiens: Max Domi (F)
Ottawa Senators: Jean-Gabriel Pageau (F)
Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos (F)
Toronto Maple Leafs: Mitchell Marner (F)
Carolina Hurricanes: Teuvo Teravainen (F)
Columbus Blue Jackets: Nick Foligno (F)
New Jersey Devils: Nico Hischier (F)
New York Islanders: Brock Nelson (F)
New York Rangers: Mika Zibanejad (F)
Philadelphia Flyers: Claude Giroux (F)
Pittsburgh Penguins: Kris Letang (D)
Washington Capitals: T.J. Oshie (F)
Chicago Blackhawks: Jonathan Toews (F)
Colorado Avalanche: Cale Makar (D)
Dallas Stars: Jamie Benn (F)
Minnesota Wild: Ryan Suter (D)
Nashville Predators: Matt Duchene (F)
St. Louis Blues: David Perron (F)
Winnipeg Jets: Patrik Laine (F)
Anaheim Ducks: Ryan Getzlaf (F)
Arizona Coyotes: Clayton Keller (F)
Calgary Flames: Johnny Gaudreau (F)
Edmonton Oilers: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (F)
Los Angeles Kings: Drew Doughty (D)
San Jose Sharks: Tomas Hertl (F)
Vancouver Canucks: Quinn Hughes (D)
Vegas Golden Knights: Max Pacioretty (F)