Capitals’ Wilson To Replace Ovechkin In 2022 All-Star Game

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).

Visit NHL.com/fans/all-star and follow @NHL and @PR_NHL for the latest details about the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar.

Wilson has 13 goals and 31 points in 42 games this season.

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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1 Response to Capitals’ Wilson To Replace Ovechkin In 2022 All-Star Game

  1. Marky says:

    This is awesome! Good luck Tom and please make sure to protect our Kuzy thanks…

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