"They know the young guns in this league".
Price has started 18 of the last 19 games and is expected to be back in goal when the Canadiens end their five-day break and face the Boston Bruins Saturday at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., CBC, SN, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690).
The nod marks Green's second career All-Star selection. The 26-year-old didn't see his name called despite the fact that his production-Tarasenko's 44 points through 46 games played are equal to that of frequent linemate Schenn-has been consistent with his past All-Star campaigns.
Eric Staal is the only member of the Minnesota Wild this season to get the nod to the annual NHL All-Star game.
The Lightning, who also hosted the game in 1999, are celebrating their 25 season.
The NHL revealed Wednesday that Patrick Kane was the lone Blackhawks representative named to the 2018 All-Star team.
The Kings are the only team in the Western Conference to have three players chosen for the Jan.28 game at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Since his first full National Hockey League season in 2007-08, he ranks sixth among all defensemen in scoring.
North Chelmsford native Jack Eichel, a third-year standout for the Buffalo Sabres, made his first All-Star team.
Rakell makes his first All-Star appearance at 24.