Teravainen is one of 31 players to be on the ballot for the final two spots in the NHL All-Star Game.
The NHL announced its All-Star game rosters today and Hurricanes’ defenseman Dougie Hamilton was chosen as the team’s representative. Hamilton has had a terrific season for Carolina, currently sitting at third on the team in points and grading out as the team’s best defenseman in most advanced metrics.
Hamilton isn’t the only Hurricane that has a chance at the All-Star Game, as the NHL announced that forward Teuvo Teravainen was one of 31 players that can get in through the NHL Last Men In ballot.
Teravainen is tied for first on the team in points, including his ridiculous 31 assists. Three years after being traded to Carolina from Chicago, he is becoming a star in the league.
To get into the NHL All-Star game, Teravainen must get more votes than all of the Metropolitan Division’s representatives. Teravainen has more points than any of his competitors.
The full list of players can be found below. The voting begins at 1 p.m. on January 1st.
Carolina Hurricanes: Teuvo Teravainen (F)
Columbus Blue Jackets: Nick Foligno (F)
New Jersey Devils: Nico Hischier (F)
New York Islanders: Brock Nelson (F)
New York Rangers: Mika Zibanejad (F)
Philadelphia Flyers: Claude Giroux (F)
Pittsburgh Penguins: Kris Letang (D)
Washington Capitals: T.J. Oshie (F)