There are qualified men playing in the shadows of the NHL, waiting for a chance to prove they have the right stuff. This year, as in seasons past, six men have shown themselves to be most worthy. These men are the 2012 Minor League All-Stars.
YANN DANIS, OKC BARONS: had a career year in Oklahoma City in 2011-12, helping the Barons to a West Division title while ranking among the league leaders in wins (26-14-2), goals-against average (2.07), save percentage (.924) and shutouts (five). The eighth-year pro from Lafontaine, Que., played in the 2012 AHL All-Star Game became the first goaltender in seven years to record a shutout period. He was re-signed by the Oilers and in