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Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau to announce starting line-ups for the 2009 NHL All-Star Game

Friday, 01.02.2009 / 2:25 PM / 2009 NHL All-Star Game

By NHL Public Relations

Toronto (January 2, 2009) - A city drenched in hockey history, rich in the game's tradition and celebrating 100 years of Canadiens' greatness, soon will become the backdrop for the 57th NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, January 25.

Montreal Canadiens' legend and 13-time NHL All-Star Jean Beliveau, will help kickoff this year's All-Star celebrations by announcing the fan-voted starting line-ups for the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star teams.

Beliveau, one of the greatest players ever to play the game, will make the announcement tomorrow, Saturday, January 3 at 1:30 p.m. ET exclusively on NHL.com.

With the end of XM NHL® All-Star Fan Balloting Presented by 2K Sports in sight, fans have less than eight hours to cast their votes for the All-Star starting line-ups. Voting ends at 8:59 p.m. ET tonight.