Blues' Pietrangelo, Schenn are first-time All-Stars

ST. LOUIS — For a initial time in their particular careers, Alex Pietrangelo and Brayden Schenn are NHL All-Stars.

The NHL announced a All-Star rosters Wednesday. Pietrangelo, a Blues’ captain and one of a league’s top-scoring defensemen, and Schenn, who is tied for a group lead in scoring in his initial deteriorate in St. Louis, will play in a Jan. 28 diversion in Tampa.

Pietrangelo, 27, has 30 points (seven goals, 23 assists) and a +12 rating by 42 games this season. Those 30 points are tied for sixth in a joining among defensemen, and he is second in even-strength points (22). He has been a Second-Team NHL All-Star twice in his career (after a 2011-12 and 2013-14 seasons).

With 44 points (17 goals, 27 assists), Schenn, 26, is tied with Vladimir Tarasenko for a group lead. He also a +17 rating by 46 games with a Blues after being signed as a giveaway agent from Philadelphia in a offseason. Schenn is 3 for 3 in shootout attempts, creation him a usually NHL player who has been ideal on shootouts this season.

Tarasenko was not comparison as an All-Star after being picked to a final 3 games.

Sep 28, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; A St. Louis Blues Ice Girl cleans a ice during a mangle in a diversion opposite a Minnesota Wild during Sprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

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