Matthews, McDavid to captain teams at NHL all-star game
Morgan Rielly will serve as an assistant captain for Matthews, while musician Justin Bieber will be the celebrity captain.
Jack Hughes, younger brother of Quinn, will serve as his co-captain, with Burnaby, B.C. singer Michael Buble as the celebrity representative.
Matthews entered play on Saturday with 54 points (37 goals, 17 assists) this season.
Hughes and fellow Canuck J.T. Miller have also been chosen to compete in the skills competition.
The all-star game and skills competition is scheduled to run from Feb. 1 to 3 at Scotiabank Arena.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 20, 2024.