All-star ballot features 6 Blackhawks

COLUMBUS -- The Chicago Blackhawks have six players on the all-star ballot for the 2012 version of the contest in Ottawa, the league announced Thursday.

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook are all on the ballot for Chicago. Last season Kane, Toews and Sharp played in the game with Sharp taking home MVP honors.

The six players ties an NHL high with four other teams in the league. Voting begins November 14 at NHL.com