Detroit Red Wings’ Defenseman Mike Green Named to All-Star Game

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Veteran blue-liner Mike Green has been invaluable to the Red Wings this season. (Photo: Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

One Red Wing was named to this year’s All-Star Game, defenseman Mike Green. Green was also named to the All-Star Game in 2011, as a member of the Washington Capitals.

Green, 32, currently sits 10th among Eastern Conference defensemen in assists with 20. The 6’1″, 207-pound right shot defenseman was originally the 29th overall pick of the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Currently in the final season of a three-year contract, Green is still among the best power play quarterbacks in the league.

You can watch Green in the All-Star Game and NHL Skills Competition on NBC and NBCSN, respectively. The skills competition will take place January 27, while the game will be played the following day, January 28.

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