Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski named All-Star
Zach Werenski is taking his talents to Las Vegas.
Skating the news: The 24-year-old defenseman will represent CBJ in the NHL All-Star Game on Feb. 5.
- This is Werenski's second All-Star Game nod in his six seasons with the Blue Jackets.
State of play: Werenski has taken more of a leadership role this season, logging a ton of minutes on the ice as an alternate team captain after signing a major contract extension last offseason.
What they're saying: "I think his best years are ahead of him to be honest with you. I think we're kind of scratching the surface with him," head coach Brad Larsen told NHL.com.
Meanwhile, right wing Jakub Voracek was a finalist for the All-Star "Last Men In" fan vote that wrapped up Monday evening.
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