The National Hockey League announced today that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson and Vegas Golden Knights forward Jonathan Marchessault have been added to the roster for the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. Both players will be making their All-Star Game debuts.
Wilson replaces Capitals teammate Alex Ovechkin, who cannot participate after testing positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, on the Metropolitan Division roster. Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux, named to the All-Star roster Jan. 13, replaces Ovechkin as Metropolitan 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).
Wilson has 13 goals and 31 points in 42 games this season.