All-Star Rosters Announcedby J.J. Jameson | February 24, 2011, 5:58 AM ET
As is the tradition in the SICHL, the previous year's Continental Cup finalists take the helm of their respective conference All-Star squad the following season. This weekend's All-Star game is being played in Ottawa and will see champion Michel Bourassa face off once again versus Kasim Husain. After the initial ballot process which determined most of their rosters, the two met via conference call to announce their final rosters. "I'm happy to say that I've managed to represent all Canadian conference teams with my selections and look forward to a fun weekend in the nation's capital" said Bourassa. "This is double or nothing, winner take all." responded a surly Husain. "That cup should've been mine!" Team Canada's roster will look like this: Centres: Brad Richards (BRN), Nicklas Backstrom (FRE), Tim Connolly (BRN), Anze Kopitar (QUE) LWers: Zach Parise (WIN), Niklas Hagman (VAV), Mike Cammalleri (ACA), Dustin Penner (TOR) RWers: Alexandre Burrows (WHI), Daniel Alfredsson (FRE), Brian Gionta (EDM), Martin St. Louis (NS) Defensemen: James Wisniewski (CGY), Drew Doughty (WHI), Mark Streit (WIN), Lubomir Visnovsky (EDM), Nicklas Lidstrom (VAN), Zdeno Chara (OTT) Goalies: Ryan Miller (EDM), Tuukka Rask (WHI), Pekka Rinne (FRE) Team World is responding with: Centres: Ryan Kesler (STK), Patrick Marleau (OSL), Mikko Koivu (LV), Mike Fisher (AMS) LWers: Alexander Ovechkin (OSL), Antoine Vermette (STK), Daniel Sedin (HBG), Rick Nash (OSL) RWers: Marian Gaborik (PHI), Marian Hossa (MIA), Jakub Voracek (RYK), Dany Heatley (KC) Defensemen: Dan Boyle (STL), Marek Zidlicky (MOS), Chris Pronger (OSL), Duncan Keith (PHI), Francois Beauchemin (HAV), Shea Weber (HBG) Goalies: Craig Anderson (PHI), Antero Niittymaki (STL), Roberto Luongo (NYE) The game goes Sunday night, coinciding with the Franchise Player acquisition deadline.