What is NHL First team All-Star? Every year after the regular season the Professional Hockey Writers Association votes for the best performers over the season at each position. The top two players at each position are named to the First and Second All-Star Teams. The teams were first awarded at the end of the 1930-31 NHL Season.
Who is going to the NHL All-Star 2022? The goal will be to achieve a hand of 21 without going bust in the least amount of shots. Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, Dallas Stars forward Joe Pavelski, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos and Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk will take part.
How many All-Star teams are there in the NHL? The career leader in selections is Gordie Howe, named to a total of 21 all-star teams (12 first, 9 second), all with the Detroit Red Wings. Alexander Ovechkin is the only player in history to be named to both all-star teams in the same season (as a left and right winger respectively) because of a voting error.
How do NHL All-Star teams work? Fans vote online to select the captains of four divisions. The player with the most votes in his division wins. The NHL Hockey Operations Dept. selects the remaining 40: six forwards, three defensemen and two goalies per team, for a total of 44 All-Stars.