Party Pooped

Who'd want to go to St. Paul in February? These guys would -- and should.

Originally Published: December 8, 2003
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine
IT'S MINUS - 19! No, that's not the wind chill in Moose Jaw. It's Mike Modano's plus/minus rating through 41 games. Despite that, fans voted for the Stars center to start at the upcoming All-Star Game in St. Paul, perhaps keeping some other deserving party at home during the break. Here are other players who could have easily been starters.

E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.