But who gets Albert?

There is a growing sentiment that in an overbooked and lengthy NHL season the prospect of an all star game is something best left for the history books.

An unlikely possibility however, considering each all star game is like a debutante ball for Commissioner Gary Bettman. His chance to bring along a posse of corporate sponsors to schmooze along in the private booths and have their pictures taken with players, even if it’s most likely many of them wouldn’t recognize a player if they tripped over their equipment bags.

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