The 2012 NHL All-Star Game signifies crunch-time for teams, and these underachieving NHL stars must be better down the stretch if they hope to help their teams. With roughly 33 games remaining for each team, it's nearing the desperation point for these men.
Whether it be a big contract or even bigger expectations, these players must play their best if their team is to make anything of themselves over the next four months.
With the standings tight in all divisions, there is no room for error.
The following players need to tally some serious numbers down the stretch. Their reputations will become questionable if they don't. After all, they've been dubbed stars and the faces of their respective franchises.