Tkachuk, Konecny, O'Reilly, Pietrangelo, Scheifele and Markstrom among 2020 All-star nods January 06, 2020
The NHL announced the 2020 All-star rosters for the four divisions (Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central and Pacific) last week, with the notable inclusion of first-time All-stars Travis Konecny and Matthew Tkackuk. Konecny is in the midst of a breakout season with the Philadephia Flyers, tallying 36 points in 39 games to date. Tkackuk, meanwhile, is on pace for another 70-point campaign this season, after registering 77 points (34 goals, 43 assists) in 2018-19.
Also named to the All-star squads were Ryan O’Reilly (Central Division, 3rd appearance), Alex Pietrangelo (Central Division, 2nd appearance), Mark Scheifele (Central Division, 2nd appearance) and Jacob Markstrom (Pacific Division, 1st appearance).
For more on the 2020 All-star game, keep reading the nhl.com article here.