Lidstrom & Staal named captains for NHL All-Star game

Nick Lidstrom and Eric Staal have been voted by the players selected to be captains of the 2010 All-Star game.

Lidstrom is the Detroit Red Wings captain and oldest player named to the All-Star roster, while Staal is only 26 he is captain of the Carolina Hurricanes who will host the All-Star game on Sunday January 30.

The All-Star teams will be named Team Staal and Team Lidstrom. The captains will select their players in a fantasy-like draft the Friday before the game.

Interestingly, neither Lidstrom or Staal were voted as starters for the game.

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