Pasta Named All Star Game MVP [VIDEO]
Boston Bruins standout David Pastrnak wins the NHL All Star Game MVP award, despite his Atlantic Division team losing to the Pacific Division 5-4 in the final game.
Pastrnak totaled four goals and two assists in the win over the Metropolitan Division and the loss to the Pacific.
Pastrnak admitted he expected the MVP to come from the winning team but a fans vote decides the winner and Pasta got 35% of the vote to win the honor.
He becomes the fourth Bruins player to win the MVP award. The first three - Bobby Orr (1972), Ray Bourque (1996) and Bill Guerin (2001).
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was behind the bench for the first time as an all star coach. He told reporters that Pastrnak is his team's MVP many nights during the season. Pasta leads the league in goals with 37.
NOTE: The only downer for Pastrnak is the fact he does not get money for his team finishing as runner-up. The winner-take-all $1 million dollar prize is split among players from the winning team.