2012/2013 All-Star Game. Kuznetsov and Garnett to appear in Team East’s starting line
14 at noon (Moscow time) the polls on Team West’s and Team East’s starting
lines for the upcoming All-Star Game were officially closed.
According to the results of a 4-day vote Traktor’s goaltender Michael Garnett and forward Yevgeny Kuznetsov are to appear in the Team East’s starting line.
2012/2013 All-Star Game is scheduled to take place in Chelyabinsk, January 12-13, 2013.
Michael Garnett(Traktor) – 26396votes
Ilya Nikulin (Ak Bars) – 30090 votes
Sergey Gonchar (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) – 28699votes
Yevgeny Malkin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) – 40569 votes
Yevgeny Kuznetsov(Traktor) – 30248votes
Sergey Kostitsyn (Avangard) – 30152 votes
Semyon Varlamov (Lokomotiv) – 26344 votes
Zdeno Chara (Lev) – 29073votes
Aleksandr Ryazantsev (Severstal) – 26760votes
Pavel Datsyuk (CSKA) – 33731votes
Aleksandr Ovechkin (Dynamo Moscow) – 31935votes
Ilya Kovalchuk (SKA) – 31709 votes
Full poll results can be viewed here.
Next week from December, 17 to December, 21 hockey journalists will choose second lines for both teams. Full line-ups will be published December, 24 on the official KHL website. Besides that, from January, 7 to January, 11 fans will have the option of choosing the captains of Team East and Team West.
In the event of a player not having a possibility to participate in the match, his place will be taken by a player with the most votes who was not chosen to be on the line-ups.