A look back at NY Islanders defenseman named to the All-Star Game the last 20 years

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Roman Hamrlik - 2003

The former No. 1 overall pick represented the Islanders at the 2003 All-Star Game, assisting on a goal from Dany Heatley to open the scoring for the Eastern Conference. It was the third All-Star selection for the Czech-born defenseman, who was the lone Islander selected that year after Mark Parrish and Alexei Yashin represented the team the prior year.

Roman Hamrlik
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"I think I can still play better," Hamrlik said in the New York Times. "For me, it's more important to bring my `A' game — every night, every shift, every period." Hamrlik represented the Eastern Conference after previously being part of the North America vs. The World format the NHL adapted, but ended after the prior season. Hamrlik skated in 300 games for the Islanders, scoring 43 goals and 110 assists for 153 points.