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Lightning Players, Stanley Cup Among Highlights of NHL All-Star Pregame

2018 NHL All-Stars Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, Andrei Vasilevskiy and More to Sign Autographs at the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame

by Press Release / NHL

Autograph sessions featuring Tampa Bay Lightning players and former NHL All-Stars; NHL memorabilia and trophy displays, including the iconic Stanley Cup®; an exhibition showcasing the history of hockey in Florida; and photo opportunities with the NASA Kennedy Space Center's Lunar Roving Vehicle Replica Trainer are just a sampling of what fans of all ages can expect at the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame™, the official fan festival of the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend in Tampa. From Friday, Jan. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 28, the National Hockey League and a robust lineup of corporate partners will deliver endless free and family-friendly hockey interactive games, attractions and live music to fans at AMALIE Arena's Silver Parking Lot and Cotanchobee Park.

All activities inside the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame will be free of charge. A ticket to the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game will not be required to attend the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame. For more information on the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, including the official fan guide, fans should visit NHL.com/AllStar.

WHAT:            

2018 NHL All-Star PreGame, a free three-day hockey fan festival

WHEN:            

Friday, Jan. 26: 5 - 10 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 27: 12 - 11 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 28: 12 - 3:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:          
AMALIE Arena's Silver Parking Lot & Cotanchobee Park

401 Channelside Drive

Tampa, FL 33602

NHL partners and licensees adidas, Coors Light, Dunkin' Donuts, Franklin Sports, GEICO, Kraft, Honda, Imports Dragon, NHL Network, DirecTV, Northwest, RISE, Ticketmaster, The Topps Company and Upper Deck will offer free fan attractions throughout the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame's operating hours.

The following is a schedule of events for the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame. All times are local (ET) and subject to change. For the most up-to-date schedule of events and appearances, fans should download the LiveCity Tampa Mobile App for FREE or visit NHL.com/PreGame. Available in both the App Store and Google Play, the app also offers fans the chance to win prizes by scanning their LiveCity Passport at the NHL All-Star PreGame and the Enterprise NHL® All-Star Friday Night at Curtis Hixon Park on Friday, Jan. 26.   

Friday, Jan. 26
5:00 - 10:00 p.m.          
The Stanley Cup® at the NHL Trophy Showcase Tent in Cotanchobee Park

 

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
St. Denis Oktoberfest Band on the Cotanchobee Music Stage

 

5:30 p.m.
2018 NHL All-Star Nikita Kucherov in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)

6:30 p.m.
2018 NHL All-Star captain Steven Stamkos in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
UNRB on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


7:30 p.m.
2018 NHL All-Star Andrei Vasilevskiy in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)


8:00 p.m.
2018 NHL Mascot Showdown™ - Best of Five Dodgeball Competition at the Franklin Family Hockey Rink


8:30 p.m.
Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Andreychuk in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)


8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
LED Cube Act on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


Saturday, Jan. 27
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Ella Jet on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


12:30 p.m. 
Lightning forward Victor Hedman in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
Dean Johansen on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


1:45 p.m.
Hockey Hall of Famer Bernie Parent in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)


2:00 p.m.
2018 NHL Mascot Showdown™ - Relay Races at the Franklin Family Hockey Rink


2:00 - 11:00 p.m.
The Stanley Cup® at the NHL Trophy Showcase Tent in Cotanchobee Park


2:30 p.m. 
2018 NHL All-Star coach Jon Cooper in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Denis Oktoberfest Band on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


3:30 p.m. 
Hockey Hall of Famer Bryan Trottier in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)

4:30 p.m. 
Former NHL All-Star Shane Doan in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)

5:00 p.m.
2018 NHL Mascot Showdown™- Dance Competition at the Franklin Family Hockey Rink


5:30 p.m.
USA Hockey Women's Team members Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Kelly Pannek, Maddie Rooney, Sidney Morin & Haley Skarupa in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)


5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tribal Style on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


7:00 p.m.
2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ viewing party in Cotanchobee Park, Silver Lot & Thunder Alley


9:30 p.m.
LED Drumline & Lyrian Dancers on the Cotanchobee Music Stage

 

Sunday, Jan. 28

12:00 - 3:30 p.m.
The Stanley Cup® at the NHL Trophy Showcase Tent in Cotanchobee Park


12:00 p.m.
Former NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick at the Coors Light Upcycled Bar (Silver Lot)


12:30 p.m. 
2018 NHL Mascot Showdown™ - Bean Bag Toss at the Franklin Family Hockey Rink


12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Cliff Brown on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


12:30 p.m.
Former Lightning player Ruslan Fedotenko in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)


2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Have Gun Will Travel on the Cotanchobee Music Stage


2:30 p.m.
USA Hockey Women's Team members Kendall Coyne, Hannah Brandt, Amanda Pelkey, Kali Flanagan & Megan Keller in Autograph Alley (Thunder Alley)
 

Live Broadcasts

NBC Sports and NHL Network™ will broadcast live from the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame. On Saturday, Jan. 27, NBC Sports will air live prior to the start of the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ beginning at 7 p.m. and the NHL Network will televise shows from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 4 - 7 p.m. and 9:30 - 11 p.m. On Sunday, Jan. 28, NHL Network will provide live pre-game and post-game coverage of the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at 1 - 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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