How the All-Star play of Jacob Markstrom has been a constant in a chaotic Canucks season

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When Jacob Markstrom makes his debut as an NHL All-Star during Friday night’s Skills competition in St. Louis, he’ll be following in the footsteps of some of the greatest Canucks goalies of all time: Roberto Luongo, Kirk McLean, Gary Smith and, of course, the legendary John Garrett.

While Markstrom may have gotten his invite to All-Star Weekend after Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights elected to skip the festivities, it should be said that he deserved the All-Star nod. Markstrom’s 18 wins put him just one victory behind the Pacific leaders, Fleury and David Rittich of the Calgary Flames, while his .916 save percentage is second only to Darcy Kuemper (.929) of the Arizona Coyotes among starting goalies in the division.

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