The player with the most votes from each of the four divisions will be added to the All-Star Game rosters that were announced Wednesday. “Last Men In” voting opens at 11 a.m. Central on Thursday and closes at 10:59 p.m. Jan. 10.
If Toews is voted to the Central Division team, it would be his sixth All-Star Game honor. The 30-year-old center is second on the Blackhawks in scoring with 36 points (16 goals, 20 assists) behind Patrick Kane, who has 50 points and was named to the Central Division team for his eighth All-Star Game appearance Wednesday.
Blackhawks winger Alex DeBrincat was also named an injury replacement candidate for the All-Star Game.
Here are the players Toews is up against:
Avalanche: Gabriel Landeskog
Stars: Tyler Seguin
Wild: Zach Parise
Predators: Filip Forsberg
Blues: Vladimir Tarasenko
Jets: Patrik Laine
Seguin already said he doesn’t want fans to vote for him.
Tyler Seguin says you don’t need vote for him for the all-star game.— Sean Shapiro (@seanshapiro) January 3, 2019
Among this group, only Landeskog’s 45 points (24 goals, 21 assists) rank higher than Toews. Laine is third in points among the fan vote candidates with 31 (24 goals, seven assists). His 24-goal total is tied with Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon for the most among Central Division players.
How to vote
Fans can vote at NHL.com/Vote or on a mobile interactive ballot on the NHL app. Fans can select as few as one player and a maximum of four players per ballot. However, fans cannot cast more than 10 ballots during a 24-hour span.
Boston Bruins: Patrice Bergeron (F)
Buffalo Sabres: Jeff Skinner (F)
Detroit Red Wings: Dylan Larkin (F)
Florida Panthers: Aleksander Barkov (F)
Montreal Canadiens: Shea Weber (D)
Ottawa Senators: Mark Stone (F)
Tampa Bay Lightning: Brayden Point (F)
Toronto Maple Leafs: Morgan Rielly (D)
Carolina Hurricanes: Teuvo Teravainen (F)
Columbus Blue Jackets: Nick Foligno (F)
New Jersey Devils: Kyle Palmieri (F)
New York Islanders: Anders Lee (F)
New York Rangers: Mats Zuccarello (F)
Philadelphia Flyers: Jakub Voracek (F)
Pittsburgh Penguins: Kris Letang (D)
Washington Capitals: Nicklas Backstrom (F)
Anaheim Ducks: Ryan Getzlaf (F)
Arizona Coyotes: Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D)
Calgary Flames: Mark Giordano (D)
Edmonton Oilers: Leon Draisaitl (F)
Los Angeles Kings: Anze Kopitar (F)
San Jose Sharks: Logan Couture (F)
Vancouver Canucks: Brock Boeser (F)
Vegas Golden Knights: Jonathan Marchessault (F)