The Strangest All-Star Selections in NHL History at Every Position

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The Strangest All-Star Selections in NHL History at Every Position
Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

John Scott is going to play at the 2016 NHL All-Star Game, as the league announced on January 19. He's an unconventional choice, to be sure, a career role player who ended up getting voted into the event thanks to a fan campaign.

But he's a long way from being the only unusual entry in the All-Star Game. Over the history of the event, more than a few players have participated who might catch a fan of the sport by surprise. NHL expansion, weird formats and idiosyncratic coaches have all done their part to make the game's participants a little less predictable than one would expect. 

The following slideshow takes a look at some of the strangest selections over the years.

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