2003 NHL All-Star Starters to be Announced on Saturday
/ New York Rangers
ABC Sports in the United States and CBC Sports in Canada will present exclusively the announcement of the starting lineups for the Eastern Conference and Western Conference NHL All-Stars on Saturday, January 11 at approximately 1:40 PM ET.
ABC's regional broadcasts feature the Rangers at the Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars and the Detroit Red Wings at the Philadelphia Flyers - all set for 1:00 PM ET starts. The announcement will be made by the NHL on ABC studio hosts John Saunders and Barry Melrose during the first intermission.
In Canada, viewers can watch the NHL All-Star starters announcement on CBC Sports Saturday's broadcast of the Canada Cup women's curling final. CBC Sports host Ron MacLean will make the announcement.
UPCOMING ALL-STAR DATES: * January 11, 2003 - NHL All-Star starters announced * January 16, 2003 - Complete NHL All-Star Game rosters announced on ESPN (Thursday Night Hockey) and on TSN * January 18, 2003 - NHL YoungStars rosters and coaches announced during CBC Hockey Night in Canada telecast * February 1, 2003 - NHL All-Star Saturday at Office Depot Center (Sunrise, Florida) including the Topps/NHL YoungStars Game and Dodge/NHL SuperSkills competition (7:00 PM ET - ESPN, CBC, RDS) * February 2, 2003 - 53rd NHL All-Star Game, presented by Nextel, at Office Depot Center (2:30 PM ET - ABC, CBC, RDS)