SECAUCUS - Interviews, analysis, breakdowns and highlights will be featured throughout NHL Network's live coverage of the 2016 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, beginning this Friday, January 29 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Anchored by Jamie Hersch, Tony Luftman and Kathryn Tappen, NHL Network's NHL Tonight will provide live coverage before and after the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the 2016 Honda NHL® All-Star Game, with analysis from senior reporter EJ Hradek, 14-year NHL veteran Mike Rupp, 13-time NHL All-Star and Hockey Hall of Famer Scott Stevens and 11-year goaltending veteran Kevin Weekes.
Starting this Friday at 11:30 a.m. ET, NHL Tonight will air the sights and sounds of All-Star Media Day, with players visiting the NHL Network set to discuss the first half of the season and their emotions leading up to the festivities. Later that night, a special edition of NHL Tonight will air at 6:00 p.m. ET featuring a roundtable discussion with Luftman, Rupp, Stevens and Weekes on who is today's brightest NHL star. Predictions and player interviews from the red carpet will be part of NHL Tonight's All-Star Skills Competition coverage beginning this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. ET. NHL Tonight will get viewers ready for Sunday's Honda NHL® All-Star Game, which features a new 3-on-3 tournament format, beginning live at 3:00 p.m. ET. Following the game, NHL Tonight will air highlights, break down all the key plays and interview the stars of the game.