The amount of players refusing to participate in the ASG is becoming pretty overwhelming. It’s absolutely obvious there’s very few people desiring to watch Kreider vs Bertuzzi vs Tkachuk figure skating with sticks while most fans suffer without real hockey for almost 10 days. Now, what every hockey fan in the world is waiting for is the best on best Olympics hockey. The ratings in the USA were amazing for Russia vs USA game despite the early game start. The NHL needs to abolish the All Star Game whatsoever and replace it with true ASG happening once in four years.