The 2020 NHL All-Star Game Skills Competition will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 starting at 8:00 p.m. EST. Here’s everything you need to know, including the schedule for the evening and how you can watch via live stream.
The 2020 NHL All-Star Game Skills Competition will get started tonight, Friday Jan. 24. It’s a time for fans to watch players fool around, do some impressive things, and most importantly, have fun. The NHL will be trotting out some of the biggest names in hockey as they try to put on an impressive show for the fans.
It will be held at the Enterprise Center, the home arena of the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. St. Louis will be hosting its third All-Star Game overall and its first since 1988. They also hosted the event in 1970.
Here’s everything you need to know about the event, including how to watch it on television and via live stream, as well as the event schedule and participants.
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HOW TO WATCH
Date: Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Time: 6:00 p.m. EST
TV Broadcast: NHL Network
Date: Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Time: 8:00 p.m. EST
Where: Enterprise Center
TV Broadcast: NBCSN
Live Streaming: NBCSN
EVENT SCHEDULE AND PARTICIPANTS
Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater
Each skater will take one lap around the rink. The fastest skater wins. Connor McDavid has won the past three titles and will be looking to win his fourth straight faster skater competition. Nobody else has won more than two.
- Jack Eichel – Buffalo Sabres
- Nathan MacKinnon – Colorado Avalanche
- Connor McDavid – Edmonton Oilers
- Mathew Barzal – New York Islanders
- Chris Kreider – New York Rangers
- Anthony Duclair – Ottawa Senators
- Travis Konecny – Philadelphia Flyers
- Quinn Hughes – Vancouver Canucks
Bud Light NHL Save Streak
Each goaltender will make saves against opposing division players, who will be trying to score on them on breakaways. Players will go against the goalie until a goal is scored. The goaltender who has the longest save streak wins. In case of a tie, the goalie who made the most total saves in the event will win. If there’s a tie there, there will be a sudden death “Goalie Goals” round.
- David Rittich – Calgary Flames
- Tristan Jarry – Pittsburgh Penguins
- Jordan Binnington – St. Louis Blues
- Andrei Vasilevskiy – Tampa Bay Lightning
- Frederik Andersen – Toronto Maple Leafs
- Jacob Markstrom – Vancouver Canucks
- Braden Holtby – Washington Capitals
- Connor Hellebuyck – Winnipeg Jets
Honda NHL Accuracy Shooting
Each player will shoot at targets that are lit via LED lighting. The player who hits all of the targets in the shortest amount of time will be the winner.
- Jaccob Slavin – Carolina Hurricanes
- Tyler Bertuzzi – Detroit Red Wings
- Leon Draisaitl – Edmonton Oilers
- Jonathan Huberdeau – Florida Panthers
- Nico Hischier – New Jersey Devils
- Tomas Hertl – San Jose Sharks
- Alex Pietrangelo – St. Louis Blues
- Mark Scheifele – Winnipeg Jets
Elite Women’s 3-on-3, presented by Adidas
This year, Team USA and Team Canada’s women’s hockey teams will be participating in the skills competition. They’ll have a 3v3 scrimmage consisting of two 10-minute periods.
- Kacey Bellamy
- Alex Carpenter
- Kendall Coyne Schofield
- Brianna Decker
- Amanda Kessel
- Hilary Knight
- Jocelyn Lamoureux-Davidson
- Annie Pankowski
- Alex Rigsby Cavallini
- Lee Stecklein
- Meghan Agosta
- Mélodie Daoust
- Ann-Renée Desbiens
- Renata Fast
- Laura Fortino
- Rebecca Johnston
- Sarah Nurse
- Marie-Philip Poulin
- Natalie Spooner
- Blayre Turnbull
Enterprise NHL Hardest Shot
Pretty self-explanatory. Each player will have three attempts. John Carlson of the Washington Capitals is the reigning champion.
- Mark Giordano – Calgary Flames
- Seth Jones – Columbus Blue Jackets
- Shea Weber – Montreal Canadiens
- Victor Hedman – Tampa Bay Lightning
- Elias Pettersson – Vancouver Canucks
- John Carlson – Washington Capitals
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Gatorade NHL Shooting Stars
Players will shoot from elevated platforms. They’ll be shooting at various targets on the ice.
- Women’s Elite All-Star (CAN)
- Women’s Elite All-Star (USA)
- David Pastrnak – Boston Bruins
- Matthew Tkachuk – Calgary Flames
- Patrick Kane – Chicago Blackhawks
- Tyler Seguin – Dallas Stars
- Brady Tkachuk – Ottawa Senators
- David Perron – St. Louis Blues
- Ryan O’Reilly – St. Louis Blues
- Mitchell Marner – Toronto Maple Leafs