Edmonton Oilers winger Taylor Hall has been selected to attend the 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend, being held Jan. 30-31 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Hall, 24, was one of 44 NHL players selected and one of six forwards to represent the Pacific Division in the All-Star Weekend festivities.
The 6’1”, 201-pound Calgary, Alberta native leads the Oilers in points (41), goals (16), assists (25) and he is currently tied for fifth in NHL scoring. Hall leads all Western Conference skaters with 169 shots (ranks 2nd in NHL), as well as ranks fourth in the NHL with five game winning goals.
As part of the new format for the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game, the All-Stars will take part in a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, featuring teams representing each NHL division.
The 2016 Honda NHL All-Star celebration will mark the first time Nashville has hosted the NHL All-Star festivities, which will take place at Bridgestone Arena. Live television coverage of the League’s midseason showcase during the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition and 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game will be broadcast by NBCSN in the U.S. and Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada. The 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition will begin at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT on Saturday, Jan. 30, and the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game will start at 5 p.m. ET/4 p.m. CT on Sunday, Jan. 31.
2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game RostersAtlantic Division Central Division
F Patrice Bergeron (BOS) F Jamie Benn (DAL)
F Jaromir Jagr (FLA)* F Matt Duchene (COL)
F Leo Komarov (TOR) F Patrick Kane (CHI)*
F Dylan Larkin (DET) F Tyler Seguin (DAL)
F Ryan O’Reilly (BUF) F Vladimir Tarasenko (STL)
F Steven Stamkos (TBL) F Jonathan Toews (CHI)
D Aaron Ekblad (FLA) D Dustin Byfuglien (WPG)
D Erik Karlsson (OTT) D Roman Josi (NSH)
D P.K. Subban (MTL) D Shea Weber (NSH)
G Ben Bishop (TBL) G Devan Dubnyk (MIN)
G Roberto Luongo (FLA) G Pekka Rinne (NSH) Metropolitan Division Pacific Division
F Nicklas Backstrom (WSH) F Johnny Gaudreau (CGY)
F Claude Giroux (PHI) F Taylor Hall (EDM)
F Evgeni Malkin (PIT) F Joe Pavelski (SJS)
F Alex Ovechkin (WSH)* F Corey Perry (ANA)
F Brandon Saad (CBJ) F John Scott (ARI)*
F John Tavares (NYI) F Daniel Sedin (VAN)
D Justin Faulk (CAR) D Brent Burns (SJS)
D Kris Letang (PIT) D Drew Doughty (LAK)
D Ryan McDonagh (NYR) D Mark Giordano (CGY)
G Braden Holtby (WSH) G John Gibson (ANA)
G Cory Schneider (NJD) G Jonathan Quick (LAK)
* Fan-elected captain