NEW YORK (January 3, 2020) - The National Hockey League announced today that Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins (Atlantic), Craig Berube of the St. Louis Blues (Central), Todd Reirden of the Washington Capitals (Metropolitan) and Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights (Pacific) will serve as the head coaches for the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 24-25 in St. Louis.
Under the All-Star selection process, the head coach of the team with the highest points percentage (points earned divided by total possible points) in each of the four divisions through games of Thursday, Jan. 2 - the halfway point of the regular season - will guide the respective All-Star rosters.
Cassidy's Bruins (.702, 24-7-11), Berube's Blues (.690, 26-10-6), Reirden's Capitals (.720, 27‑9‑5) and Gallant's Golden Knights (.591, 23-15-6) recorded the highest points percentages in their respective divisions through Thursday's games.
2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend Rosters
The NHL announced on Monday the four divisional rosters for the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend as well as the launch of the 2019 NHL All-Star Last Men In presented by adidas, which now is open.
The Last Men In vote allows fans to decide the final player on each All-Star roster from a list of 31 candidates - one from each NHL team.
Voting closes Friday, Jan. 10, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend Information
The 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend will once again consist of a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, featuring four teams - one for each NHL division.
The Blues and the city of St. Louis will host the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, from Jan. 24‑25, including the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills™ on Friday, Jan. 24 (8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Saturday, Jan. 25 (8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS). The 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend marks the third time NHL All-Star activities will take place in St. Louis. The Blues previously hosted the event in 1970 and 1988, both at St. Louis Arena.
Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar. For more information on the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, visit NHL.com/Fans/All-Star.
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