Originally Posted by JM
The league told him he was welcome to play in the allstar game despite the suspension. Its kind of selfish of the league to say that when you think about it.
The league needs Ovie with Crosby out and Ovie knows that so he's throwing his little temper tantrum and "sticking to the league" by sitting out.
Oh well, Ovie sitting out allows someone who actually deserves to play in the game (Neal) take his spot.