NHL All-Star Weekend schedule 2024: Times, TV channels, roster for Skills Competition and All-Star Game

The NHL’s best are set to convene in one of hockey’s most-storied cities, as Toronto hosts this weekend’s 2024 NHL All-Star Game. 

A revamped NHL All-Star Skills competition is slated for Friday night, while the game — featuring four different teams, as drafted by their respective captains — is scheduled for Saturday afternoon. 

Four Maple Leafs, including seven-time All-Star and 2024 All-Star captain Auston Matthews, will represent the hometown team. 

Of the 34 players selected, seven are first-time All-Stars, including Connor Bedard, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NHL Draft. But Bedard will miss the festivities as he continues to recover from a broken jaw. 

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the 2024 All-Star festivities. 

What time is the 2024 NHL All-Star Skills competition? 

  • Date: Friday, Feb. 2
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET

The 2024 NHL All-Star Skills competition gets underway on Friday night. 

The event features a revamped format, designed in part by Edmonton star Connor McDavid. Twelve players will battle across eight events, accumulating points as they go; at the end, the player touting the most points will take home the $1 million dollar prize. 

What time is the 2024 NHL All-Star Game?

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 3
  • Time: 3 p.m. ET

This year’s All-Star Game blends two previous formats together. For the eighth consecutive year, the game features a four-team, three-on-three format that the NHL adopted over a traditional two-team format. In addition, this year marks the return of the “fantasy draft,” with the four captains picking their teams on Thursday, Feb. 1. 

Ahead of the draft, the four teams are: Team Matthews (Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly), Team McDavid (Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl), Team MacKinnon (Nathan MacKinnon, Cale Makar) and Team Hughes (Quinn Hughes, Elias Pettersson). Each pair is also accompanied by a celebrity. 

How to watch NHL All-Star Weekend 2024

  • TV Channel: ESPN/ABC
  • Live stream: Fubo

The NHL All-Star Skills competition will air on ESPN, while the NHL All-Star Game will air on ABC. Both events can be streamed on Fubo. Start your free trial today. 

Where is NHL All-Star Weekend in 2024?

This year, the NHL All-Star Weekend will take place at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada, hosted by the Toronto Maple Leafs. 

It’s Toronto’s ninth time hosting the event, but their first since 2000. The last Canadian city to host was Ottawa in 2012. 

2024 NHL All-Star Skills competition participants

Twelve players will compete in a myriad of events in this year’s NHL All-Star Skills competition. 

The participants are: 

  • Auston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • William Nylander (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Nikita Kucherov (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Connor McDavid (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Leon Draisaitl (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Nathan MacKinnon (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Cale Makar (Colorado Avalanche)
  • David Pastrnak (Boston Bruins)
  • Elias Pettersson (Vancouver Canucks)
  • J.T. Miller (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Quinn Hughes (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Mat Barzal (New York Islanders)

All twelve players will compete in the first six events, after which the four  lowest-scoring players will be eliminated. The remaining eight players will then select a goalie to shoot against in the NHL shootout. Only six players will survive to the final round — the NHL obstacle course — in which points are doubled. 

All of the events are listed sequentially below. 

  • Fastest Skater
  • Hardest Shot
  • Stick Handling
  • One-Timers
  • Passing Challenge
  • Accuracy Shooting
  • NHL Shootout
  • NHL Obstacle Course 

2024 NHL All-Star Game rosters

All players that have not been designated as captains will be selected onto one of the four teams during Thursday’s draft. 

Eastern Conference

Player Position Team
David Pastrnak Forward Boston Bruins
Jeremy Swayman Goalie Boston Bruins
Rasmus Dahlin Defenseman Buffalo Sabres
Sebastian Aho  Center Carolina Hurricanes
Boone Jenner Center Columbus Blue Jackets
Alex DeBrincat Forward Detroit Red Wings
Sergei Bobrovsky Goalie Florida Panthers
Sam Reinhart Center Florida Panthers
Nick Suzuki Center Montreal Canadiens
Jesper Bratt** Forward New Jersey Devils
Matthew Barzal Center New York Islanders
Igor Shesterkin Goalie New York Rangers
Vincent Trocheck* Center New York Rangers
Brady Tkachuk Forward Ottawa Senators
Travis Konecny Forward Philadelphia Flyers
Sidney Crosby Center Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikita Kucherov Forward Tampa Bay Lightning
Mitch Marner Forward Toronto Maple Leafs
Auston Matthews (capt.) Center Toronto Maple Leafs
William Nylander Forward Toronto Maple Leafs 
Morgan Rielly Defenseman Toronto Maple Leafs
Tom Wilson Forward Washington Capitals

*replacement for the injured Jack Eichel (Golden Knights)
**replacement for the injured Jack Hughes (Devils)

Western Conference

Player Position Team
Frank Vatrano Forward Anaheim Ducks
Clayton Keller Center Arizona Coyotes
Connor Bedard Center Chicago Blackhawks
Alexandar Georgiev Goalie Colorado Avalanche
Cale Makar Defenseman Colorado Avalanche
Nathan MacKinnon (capt.) Center  Colorado Avalanche
Jake Oettinger Goalie Dallas Stars
Leon Draisaitl Center Edmonton Oilers
Connor McDavid (capt.) Center Edmonton Oilers
Cam Talbot Goalie Los Angeles Kings
Kirill Kaprizov Forward Minnesota Wild
Filip Forsberg Forward Nashville Predators
Tomas Hertl Center San Jose Sharks
Robert Thomas Center St. Louis Blues
Olivier Bjorkstrand  Forward Seattle Kraken
Brock Boeser  Forward Vancouver Canucks
Thatcher Demko Goalie Vancouver Canucks
Quinn Hughes (capt.) Defenseman Vancouver Canucks
Elias Lindholm Center Vancouver Canucks
J.T. Miller Center Vancouver Canucks
Elias Pettersson Center Vancouver Canucks
Jack Eichel Center Vegas Golden Knights
Kyle Connor* Forward Winnipeg Jets
Connor Hellebuyck Goalie Winnipeg Jets

*replacement for the injured Connor Bedard (Blackhawks)

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