For the second year in a row, Mathew Barzal was the New York Islanders representative at the All-Star Game. In a popularity contest, it makes the most sense why Barzal is there representing the Islanders he's the face of the franchise now.
Barzal, who is still just 22 years old, seems to get it when it comes to All-Star weekend and the fans. Via NHL.com:
"It's actually been crazy to see how many Islander fans this week are here," Barzal said.