Fitzpatrick says All-Star saga got personal

Via: Buffalo News

‘Fitzpatrick said he likely would have turned down a spot on the roster had he garnered enough votes because he “didn’t want to be a sideshow.” He finished third behind Scott Niedermayer and Nicklas Lidstrom. “I think I probably would have not gone,” Fitzpatrick said. “It started to get quite negative for some people in Canada.”‘