Predators’ Josi, Capitals’ Kuznetsov Added to 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend Roster

The NHL announced on Sunday that Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi and Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov have been added to the roster for the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend.

Josi, who will be playing in his fourth career All-Star Game, replaces Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon on the Central Division roster. Kuznetsov, set to skate in his second career All-Star Game, replaces New York Rangers defenseman Adam Foxon the Metropolitan Division roster.

Dallas Stars forward Joe Pavelski, named to the Central Division All-Star roster Jan. 13, replaces MacKinnon as Central Division captain.

The Golden Knights and city of Las Vegas will host the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, Feb. 4-5. The All-Stars will showcase their talents in the 2022 NHL All-Star Skills presented by DraftKings Sportsbook on Friday, Feb. 4 (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports) before facing off in the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, Feb. 5 (3 p.m. ET, ABC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports).

Additional details related to the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend will be announced in the coming days.

Kuznetsov joins Alex Ovechkin, who is the Metropolitan Division captain, as representation from the Capitals.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, Della enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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2 Responses to Predators’ Josi, Capitals’ Kuznetsov Added to 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend Roster

  1. Pepeeê says:

    Conor Garland is available. Caps should kick the tires.

  2. Lenny says:

    This copy looks familiar

    https://media.nhl.com/public/news/15730

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