Fleury selected 18th overall in All-Star fantasy draft

Goaltender Marc Andre Fleury was selected before teammate Kris Letang in the 1st annual All-Star game fantasy league style draft. Fleury was selected by Team Lidstrom 18th overall and was the 4th goaltender selected in the draft. Defenseman Kris Letang was selected 23rd overall by Team Staal. Letang mentioned when the Detroit Red Wings were

All-Star Voting: Crosby leads all vote getters; Letang leads D-men in “write-in votes”

All-Star Voting Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby leads all vote getters in the NHL All-Star Fan Balloting Presented by XM with 118,755 votes. Crosby holds a significant lead in votes for forwards, leading Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin (80,169 votes) by more than 38,000 votes. Crosby’s teammate Evgeni Malkin is 10th among forwards with 56,255

Pittsburgh covets 2011 All-Star Game; Expected to make bid for 2013 Game

Sources tell Inside Pittsburgh Sports, the Pittsburgh Penguins covet the 2011 NHL All-Star Game, if the Phoenix Coyotes were to relocate. The team has also notified the NHL of their desire to host the 2013 Game, if the 2011 Game doesn’t open up. Pittsburgh will open the Consol Energy Center in the fall of 2010

NHL: Penguins won’t host All-Star game until 2013 at the earliest

The Pittsburgh Penguins open their new facility the Consol Energy Center at the start of the 2010-2011 season. Team and county officials have been pushing hard for Pittsburgh to host the All-Star game within the first couple years that the new arena opens. With no All-Star game in 2010 due to the Olympics, Phoenix has