STELLAR SNUB: C. In 19 seasons with four clubs, current Blackhawk forward Steve Thomas has 892 points (398 goals, 494 assists) and no All-Star appearances.
EXPERIMENT OVER: The Red Wings won the 1950 All-Star Game 7-1. In the three previous games the All-Stars beat the champion Maple Leafs.
THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1.a; 2.b; 3c; 4.d
CALL TO ORDER: Avalanche (five: Ray Bourque, Peter Forsberg, Milan Hejduk, Patrick Roy, Joe Sakic); Rangers (four: Adam Graves, Brian Leetch, Mark Messier, Mike Richter); Canucks (two: Pavel Bure, Mark Messier); Flyers (one: Rod Brind'Amour)