Mike Komasarek has missed half the season, and has compiled 1 goal, 2 assists, and +1. That's not all-star worthy. Alex Kovalev is in a downward spiral in his career, and only has 11 goals, 20 assists, and +10...and is a freaking starter?! What about Simon Gagne? He's got 18 goals, 22 assists, and is a +18! What about Mike Richards? He's got 15 goals, 28 assists, and is a +16!
Then we get to Carey Price who has very good stats, I'll admit, with a 2.30 GAA, a .921 save percentage, and is 16-4 this season....but what about Tim Thomas? He has the same record as Price, except has 3 OT losses, but has better stats, with a 2.13 GAA and a .932 save percentage.
I'm glad that at least Carter got in for being tied for the league lead in goals, but Gagne, Timonen, and Richards should also be there. I think the NHL should adopt the system that the NFL has, where a fan's vote counts as 1/3 of a single vote, and the other 2/3 comes from player votes and coaches votes. This way, fans can't stuff the ballots and put non-deserving players in the All-Star game, and deserving players on the sidelines...