NHL All-Star Game 2015 Rosters: Analyzing Team Foligno vs Team Toews After Draft

January 24th, 2015 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

The 60th NHL All-Star Game rosters are set following a draft by team captains Nick Foligno of the host Columbus Blue Jackets and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks. Even with some high-profile withdrawals, including Sidney Crosby, both teams are predictably stacked.

It's the first All-Star weekend in three years after a lockout in 2013 and the Winter Olympics in 2014. The time away has added some extra anticipation to the entire event, which begins in earnest with the Skills Competition on Saturday night.

Let's check out how the rosters shape up following the fantasy draft. The chart is followed by a breakdown of Sunday's game and a prediction for which squad will come out on top.


2015 NHL All-Star Game Rosters


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The draft once again featured far more entertainment than strategy. That's why Alex Ovechkin, perhaps the best pure scorer in the world, lasted until the third-to-last pick as he lobbied to get a new car. He fell one pick short of that "award."

His selection did help finish a late surge by Team Foli ...

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