McDavid leads the NHL with 59 points and need to be joined by Oilers teammate Leon Draisaitl, who's 2nd with 58 points..

The protecting Stanley Cup champ St. Louis Blues host All-Star Weekend in January. The skills competitors is Friday, Jan. 24 and the 3-on-3 tournament is Saturday, Jan. 25. Both events will be relayed live on CBC Television and streamed live on cbcsports.ca.

Edmonton's Connor McDavid, Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon, Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Boston's David Pastrnak were voted NHL All-Star captains on Saturday.

Ovechkin was voted by fans to captain the Metropolitan Division, Pastrnak the Atlantic, MacKinnon the Central and McDavid the Pacific. This is set to be Ovechkin's eighth All-Star look in his 15th season.