NHL All-Star free live stream: How to watch the Skills Competition and All-Star Game without cable in 2024

The 2024 NHL All-Star festivities are upon us and this year the Maple Leafs will host the event at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. 

It’s a jam-packed, three-day event for the All-Star activities from Thursday through Saturday.

On Thursday, four teams captained by two NHL players and one guest star drafted the rest of the 32 NHL All-Stars to their team. 

On Friday, players will compete in eight different skills challenges in a new, revamped format. And on Saturday, the players will play in the actual All-Star game. 

Here is everything you need to know about the NHL All-Star Game, including schedule, television and streaming options. 

NHL All-Star free live stream

  • TV channel: ESPN, ABC (U.S.) | Sportsnet, CBC, TVAS (Canada)
  • Stream: Fubo, ESPN+

The NHL All-Star Skills Competition will air Friday on ESPN in the U.S. and Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada. Saturday’s All-Star Game will be on ABC in the U.S. and Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada. 

Fans in the U.S. can stream all the festivities on ESPN+ or Fubo, which offers a free trial. 

What time is the NHL All-Star game?

  • Skills Competition: Friday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. ET
  • All-Star Game: Saturday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. ET

The NHL All-Star festivities Friday are highlighted by the skills competition. The challenges include fastest skater, hardest shot, stickhandling, one-timers, passing challenge, accuracy shooting and an NHL shootout.

The actual All-Star game will happen on Saturday, Feb. 3. Puck drop will happen shortly after 3 p.m. ET. 

What are the teams for the NHL All-Star game?

Each team is captained by two NHL players and one guest star as a third captain. They selected their teams in Thursday’s player draft. 

Here are the captains for the 2024 NHL All-Star game. 

Team Captain 1 Captain 2 Guest Star
Matthews Auston Matthews Morgan Rielly Justin Bieber
McDavid Connor McDavid Leon Draisaitl Will Arnett
MacKinnon Nathan MacKinnon Cale Makar Tate McRae
Hughes Quinn Hughes Jack Hughes Michael Bublé


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