NEW YORK - For the third straight year, fans will determine the four captains for the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game in Tampa on Sunday, Jan. 28. The 2018 NHL All-Star Fan Vote™ is open online at NHL.com/vote and via the NHL® App.
The All-Stars will once again take part in a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, and featuring four teams, one for each NHL division. Fans will cast votes online at NHL.com/vote and via the NHL App for one player from each Division, without regard to position. Voting concludes at 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, Jan. 1, with the top vote-getters by division - regardless of position - named All-Stars and captains.
Fans will be permitted to select as few as one player and a maximum of four players per ballot. The maximum number of ballots cast per 24-hour period for each fan is 10.
The ballot page at NHL.com/vote will include a leaderboard of the top vote-getters, which will be updated every Wednesday.
How to vote:
• NHL.com/vote will feature interactive ballots available in eight languages - English, French, Czech, Finnish, German, Russian, Slovak and Swedish - and accessible anywhere in the world.
• The NHL App will offer fans a mobile interactive ballot in English and French that will be available on most devices
• Fans also can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar.
Eligible residents of 50 U.S./D.C. and Canada who vote online at NHL.com/vote can enter in the 2018 NHL All-Star Fan Vote Sweepstakes for a chance to win one Grand Prize: a trip for two to attend the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend in Tampa. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. For sweepstakes rules, visit NHL.com/vote.
The Tampa Bay Lightning, who are celebrating their 25th season, and the city of Tampa will host the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend. The League's mid-season showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena and will include the 2018 NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 27 (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 28 (3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).