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Lords of the Rink
Michael Farber
January 22, 2001
Here is SI's All-Star team for the first half of the season.
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January 22, 2001

Lords Of The Rink

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Here is SI's All-Star team for the first half of the season.

G
Sean Burke, Coyotes Surprising save-percentage leader (.934 through Sunday) faces a blizzard of quality shots behind mediocre defense.

D
Al Macinnis, Blues Back to 1998-99 Norris Trophy form, he has been superb at making breakout pass; his blistering shot, of course, is legendary.

D
Chris Pronger, Blues Not as dominant as during MVP season in 1999-2000, but defensive skills give him the edge over the Kings' Rob Blake.

C
Joe Sakic, Avalanche The NHL's top scorer (25 goals and 37 assists at week's end), he held Colorado together through a glut of early-season injuries.

RW
Ziggy Palffy, Kings Second in league in points-per-game (1.39), he's a fabulous scorer and gets the nod over Penguin Jaromir Jagr and Senator Marian Hossa.

LW
Markus Naslund, Canucks New Vancouver captain has blossomed; with 27 goals, he holds the edge over the Devils' Patrik Elias at NHL's weakest position.

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