Fans, celebrities, and media are descending on Nashville for a celebration of ice hockey. The NHL All-Star Weekend kicks off today and runs through Monday. The festival is a marquee event on the NHL calendar featuring top players, like P.K. Subban, Jaromir Jagr, and Patrick Kane.
The Australian Ice Hockey League community will be following intently. We’re hosting a similar event in June. Like the NHL festival, local stars will showcase their talent and personalities in an All-Star Game and All-Star Skills Competition that includes the same contests as the NHL- Fastest Skater, Breakaway Challenge, Shooting Accuracy, Puck Control, Hardest Shot, and Elimination Shootout.
To introduce the All-Star Weekend format and excite local fans, we prepared a summary of helpful resources. Get the most out of this weekend.
Television Broadcast Aussie fans can watch the NHL All-Star Skills Competition Sunday on Fox Sports 1 (Channel 501) from 11am-1:30pm AEDT.
We’re Live Tweeting the NHL All-Star Skills Competition Please join us on Twitter for the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. Stephen White, our Fox Sports commentator, is taking over the AIHL account (@AIHL) Sunday and will cover the event. He’s going to comment on the highlights, provide insights, and answer your questions.
Rosters Several players have changed in the past week. Updated rosters can be found here, organised by division. Click the link to watch their highlights.
All-Star Skills Competition Format The All-Star Skills Competition represents an opportunity to isolate and compare individual skills of the best of the best. You will also capture glimpses of their personalities.
Each of the 44 All-Stars will compete in at least one of the six rounds of skill-based contests. Check out the contest descriptions, order, fan voting instructions, and scoring here.
Headlines The NHL will publish a summary of weekend news and results here; headlines, videos, interviews, etc.
Souvenirs and Memorabilia Beautiful souvenirs, apparel, and memorabilia are for sale online. Check out the 2016 designs and offerings here. You will find jerseys, pucks, t-shirts, hoodies, caps, and more!
Don’t Miss the Early Bird Special on 2016 AIHL All-Star Weekend Tickets The 2016 AIHL All-Star Weekend takes place in Penrith June 11th and 12th. Save 10% on all tickets purchased before March 1st!