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Jeff Skinner elected to NHL All-Star Game as one of "Last Men In"

Posted at 12:20 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-12 11:03:33-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner has been selected to the NHL All-Star Game as one of the four "Last Men In."

Skinner joins forward Gabriel Landeskog from Colorado, defenseman Kris Letang from Pittsburgh and forward Leon Draisaitl from Edmonton.

Skinner is now heading to this second All-Star game, his first as a Sabre and his first since his Calder-winning season in 2010-11.

The Sabres forward is tied for second in the NHL with 29 goals.

He will join his teammate Jack Eichel as the other Sabres representative.

Eichel, who has been out since exiting a game on New year's Eve has been cleared to return and will play tonight against Carolina according to Coach Phil Housely.