OTTAWA (AP) - The Ottawa Senators will host the 2012 All-Star Game.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement in Ottawa.
The game will be played on Jan. 29, 2012, at Scotiabank Place, with the festivities beginning a few days earlier on Jan. 26.
It will be the first time Ottawa has hosted the game.
The Carolina Hurricanes will host the 2011 All-Star Game in Raleigh, N.C.