Today is the start of one of the most exciting parts of the season for hockey fans, as you get the chance to play your part in selecting the starting fives and goalies for teams East and West in the 2016 KHL All-Star Game. Visit the official All-Star Game website to cast your votes for the players you believe should be first out onto the ice on the ice for this great event, to be staged on Saturday, the 23rd of January, at Moscow’s VTB Ice Palace in the Park of Legends complex.
You can vote for the starting lineups until noon on the 21st of December, 2015.
A full list of players can be found here.
In the event of any winning player being unable to take part in the All-Star Game, his place in the starting line-up will go to the player in the same position who polled the most votes among those not selected for a place in the All-Star teams.
When the votes have been counted, no more than two players from any one club can be selected for the starting teams. If three or more players from one club are among those selected by the fans’ vote, the starting places will go to the two players who received the most votes.
YOU CAN VOTE AT ANY TIME UP TO THE DEADLINE AT A MAXIMUM FREQUENCY OF ONCE PER DAY. THE PROCEDURE FOR VOTING IS AS FOLLOWS:
Under the player’s silhouette sited at each playing position on the rink, type the first letter of the surname of the player you want to select for the starting line-up of team East or West;
From the drop-down list, select your choices for each position: goaltender, defensemen and attackers for both teams.
When you have made your choice, confirm your selection by clicking on the "Vote" button at the bottom of the page.
Your vote will be registered and will count toward the overall total. You can select no more than two players from any one club, regardless of their position.
Here is a reminder of the players who made the starting lines for Team East and Team West for the 2015 KHL All-Star Game, held at Sochi’s Bolshoy Ice Dome:
Alexander Yeryomenko (Dynamo Moscow) – 14,536 votes
Nick Bailen (Dinamo Minsk) – 15,623
Ryan Gunderson (Jokerit) – 12,077
Alexander Radulov (CSKA) – 20,638
Ilya Kovalchuk (SKA) – 18,990
Steve Moses (Jokerit) – 16,034
Konstantin Barulin (Avangard) – 10,575
Kirill Koltsov (Salavat Yulaev) – 18,250
Chris Lee (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) – 13,065
Sergei Mozyakin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) – 18,241
Danis Zaripov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) – 13,528
Sergei Kostitsyn (Ak Bars) – 12,335
The 2015 KHL All-Star Game finished with a narrow 18-16 triumph for Team East. The most spectacular photographs and action-packed video clips of the game can be found on the official All-Star Game website, the homepage of the KHL Photo Agency and on the official KHL Youtube channel.
Cast your vote and make your contribution to the biggest hockey show of the season!
Remember, you can see and discuss all the news relating to the KHL All-Star Game and the candidates for the starting lines on the KHL social network pages.