In the midst of a career year, LA Kings forward Adrian Kempe is headed to Las Vegas for February‘s All-Star Game.

In advance of Thursday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, LA Kings forward Adrian Kempe was one of 10 players selected from the Pacific Division to the 2022 NHL All-Star Game.

The Swedish forward has tied his career-high in goals (16), pacing all LA Kings skaters, heading into Thursday’s contest.

Kempe was one of 18 players selected to their first All-Star weekend, with Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar and Winnipeg’s Kyle Connor among the other notable first-timers.

Here’s the official statement from NHL Public Relations:

NEW YORK (Jan. 13, 2022) – The National Hockey League announced today the four divisional rosters for the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend as well as the launch of the 2022 NHL All-Star Last Men In, which will give fans the ability to vote for the final player on each All-Star roster.

Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (Atlantic), Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (Central), Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (Metropolitan) and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (Pacific) topped their divisions in the 2022 NHL All-Star Fan Vote™ to earn the captaincies and first roster spots for the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, which will be held Feb. 4-5 in Las Vegas.

Thirty-six All-Star players were selected by the NHL’s Hockey Operations Department to join the division captains. Below are the current rosters for each All-Star team, which ultimately will consist of 11 total players (nine skaters and two goaltenders):

2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend Rosters

Atlantic Division (All-Star Appearance)

F Drake Batherson, OTT (1st)

F Patrice Bergeron, BOS (3rd)

F Jonathan Huberdeau, FLA (2nd)

F Dylan Larkin, DET (2nd)

F Auston Matthews, TOR (4th)*

F Nick Suzuki, MTL (1st)

D Rasmus Dahlin, BUF (1st)

D Victor Hedman, TBL (3rd)

G Jack Campbell, TOR (1st)

G Andrei Vasilevskiy, TBL (4th)

Central Division (All-Star Appearance)

F Kyle Connor, WPG (1st)

F Alex DeBrincat, CHI (1st)

F Kirill Kaprizov, MIN (1st)

F Clayton Keller, ARI (2nd)

F Jordan Kyrou, STL (1st)

F Nathan MacKinnon, COL (4th)*

F Joe Pavelski, DAL (4th)

D Cale Makar, COL (1st)

G Juuse Saros, NSH (1st)

G Cam Talbot, MIN (1st)

Metropolitan Division (All-Star Appearance)

F Sebastian Aho, CAR (2nd)

F Claude Giroux, PHI (7th)

F Jack Hughes, NJD (1st)

F Chris Kreider, NYR (2nd)

F Alex Ovechkin, WSH (8th)*

D Adam Fox, NYR (1st)

D Adam Pelech, NYI (1st)

D Zach Werenski, CBJ (2nd)

G Frederik Andersen, CAR (2nd)

G Tristan Jarry, PIT (2nd)

Pacific Division (All-Star Appearance)

F Leon Draisaitl, EDM (3rd)

F Jordan Eberle, SEA (2nd)

F Johnny Gaudreau, CGY (6th)

F Adrian Kempe, LAK (1st)

F Connor McDavid, EDM (5th)*

F Timo Meier, SJS (1st)

F Mark Stone, VGK (1st)

D Alex Pietrangelo, VGK (3rd)

G Thatcher Demko, VAN (1st)

G John Gibson, ANA (3rd)

* Fan-elected captain

Drew Doughty up for grabs

Doughty is one of eight players from the Pacific as part of the Last Men In voting, with one player selected from each division.

Fans can vote for the Kings defenseman at NHL.com/lastmenin

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