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All-Star Draft Has Schoolyard Feel

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Eric Staal played to the crowd by drafting his Carolina teammates and pleased his mother by claiming his younger brother. The Sedin twins ended up on different teams and Patrick Kane made roommate Jonathan Toews sweat nine rounds before choosing him.

The first NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft had the schoolyard feel it was supposed to have as captains Nick Lidstrom and Staal and their alternate captains divided up 36 All-Stars Friday for Saturday's Honda SuperSkills contest (7 p.m., Versus) and Sunday's All-Star game (4 p.m., Versus).

"With teammates playing against each other and the Sedins split up, I think we have added some spice to the game," NHL leading scorer Steven Stamkos said.

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