Best of the West

The NHL Western Conference All-Star team was announced today.

Starting goaltender Roberto Luongo (Vancouver) (who will not make the trip), defensemen Niklas Lidstrom (Detroit) and Dion Phaneuf (Calgary), and forwards Henrik Zetterberg (DET), Pavel Datsyuk (DET) and Jerome Iginla (CAL) will be joined by:

GOALTENDERS
Manny Legace (St. Louis)
Evgeni Nabokov (San Jose)
Chris Osgood (DET)

Notable Snub: Pascal Leclaire (Columbus)


DEFENSEMEN

Ed Jovanovski (Phoenix)
Duncan Keith (Chicago)
Chris Pronger (Anaheim)
Seregi Zubov (Dallas)

Notable Snub: Brian Rafalski (DET)

FORWARDS
Jason Arnott (Nashville)
Marian Gaborik (Minnesota)
Ryan Getzlaf (ANA)
Shawn Horcoff (Edmonton)
Anze Kopitar (Los Angeles)
Rick Nash (CLB)
Henrik Sedin (VAN)
Paul Stastny (Colorado)
Joe Thornton (SJ)

Notable Snubs: Kristian Huselius (CAL), Mike Ribeiro (DAL)

Eastern All-Stars will be announced tomorrow.