Howard, Pastrnak Earn All Star Spots
Boston Bruins standout David Pastrnak has earned his first NHL All Star team selection. Former UMaine, now Detroit goalie, Jimmy Howard, earns a third time appearance.
The two players are part of a 10 player list from the Atlantic Division that includes the names like Stamkos, Matthews, Eichel and Price.
Atlantic Division (All-Star appearance)
F Jack Eichel, BUF (2nd)
F Nikita Kucherov, TBL (3rd)
F * Auston Matthews, TOR (3rd)
F David Pastrnak, BOS (1st)
F Steven Stamkos, TBL (6th)
F John Tavares, TOR (6th)
D Thomas Chabot, OTT (1st)
D Keith Yandle, FLA (3rd)
G Jimmy Howard, DET (3rd)
G Carey Price,, MTL (7th)
Pastrnak leads the Bruins in scoring with 24 goals and 26 assists for 50 points. Now 22-years-old, Pastrnak was drafted as the #25 overall pick in 2014.
Jimmy Howard has been outstanding for the Red Wings.this season. A 10-9-5 record with a 2.72 GAA and ,920 save percentage.
The NHL All Star Game is January 26th in San Jose.