TORONTO, ON: The votes have been cast and after 22 days, the results are in. Your 2017 All-Star Captains will be Toronto Furies defence Carlee Campbell and Calgary Inferno’s Meaghan Mikkelson and Toronto Furies Natalie Spooner.. Toronto Furies Carlee Campbell maintained her dominant first place position having led from start to finish of the voting, securing 2088 votes to take 11.85% of the public vote and emerge as the voting period’s ultimate winner on the back of incredible local support
For the fist time in CWHL All-Star history, there has been a tie for second. Amazing Race Season 2 teammates Calgary Inferno’s Meaghan Mikkelson and Toronto Furies Natalie Spooner tied for 2nd place in the 2017 Captain’s voting each securing 11.71% of the public vote and once again will reunite in their battle for victory. Les Canadiennes Captain Marie-Philip Poulin rounded out the top 4 securing 11.48% of the votes.
As the highest vote getter with 2088 votes, Carlee Campbell will have the honour of captaining Team White and making the first pick in the 2017 Frozen Fantasy Draft to be held Friday February 10th 2017 at the Hilton Toronto starting at 7pm. The team of Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner will pick second and represent Team Blue. After selecting their opening line-up, the remaining players will be chosen road hockey style, by drawing random hockey sticks. The current All-Star roster features 4 goaltenders, 12 defence and 18 forwards from all 5 CWHL Teams.
You can experience the draft live by joining the All-Stars at the Hilton Toronto on a Frozen Fantasy Draft Ticket. Adult tickets are $50 and Children $20 with tickets including appetizers, drinks, interaction with players, and a seat at the draft to witness what promises to be an entertaining evening with the world’s greatest players. Tickets can be purchased via the CWHL Online store here.
For those fans unable to make the 2017 CWHL All-Star Game, CWHL sponsor Sportsnet will be broadcast the game at 3:45 p.m. ET on Sportsnet nationwide.
2017 CWHL All-Star Game Captains Voting Top 10
- Carlee Campbell –11.85%
- Meaghan Mikkelson & Natalie Spooner – 11. 71%
- Marie-Philip Poulin – 11.48%
- Ann-Sophie Bettez –6.42%
- Jess Jones– 6.08%
- Jenelle Kohanchuk – 4.60%
- Tara Watchorn – 3.62%
- Jill Saulnier– 3.31%
- Haley Irwin –3.11%
- Jocelyne Larocque – 2.21%