NHL All-Star Game live score, updates, highlights from 2024 hockey showcase in Toronto

The NHL’s biggest and brightest stars are set to shine tonight in the hockey hub of Toronto, as the 2024 NHL All-Star Game is here. 

The annual event features more than 40 of the best skaters and goaltenders in the world partaking in three-on-three action for bragging rights among their colleagues. 

There are four teams of 11 competing on Saturday — Team MacKinnon, Team Matthews, Team Hughes and Team McDavid. The four squads will square off in three-on-three games in a winner-take-all format, as the victors of the first two matchups will play in a final. 

The games consist of two 10-minute halves. If the game is tied after 20 minutes, it will go directly to a three-round shootout with extra rounds as necessary to determine a winner.

This year, the league elected to alter the format of the rosters, going away from the traditional method of splitting up by divisions, and instead, utilizing a player draft. The four captains got to choose their teammates on Thursday night, so there is no excuse for these crews not to be confident heading into the final day of All-Star festivities. 

The Sporting News is tracking all the latest updates and highlights from the 2024 NHL All-Star Game in Toronto. 

NHL All-Star Game scores

Team MacKinnon vs. Team McDavid

  1 2 SO F
MacKinnon 1 2 0 3
McDavid 1 2 1 4

Team Hughes vs. Team Matthews

  1 2 SO F
Hughes 1
Matthews 0

NHL All-Star Game live updates, results, highlights from 2024

(All times Eastern)

First half: Hughes vs. Matthews

Hughes 1, Matthews 0

4:26 p.m. — GOAL! Who else to kick off the scoring than Nikita Kucherov? The Lightning star did not impress last night at the Skills competition, but he beats Oettinger five-hole on the breakaway to give Team Hughes the lead. 

4:23 p.m. — On the Hughes side, it’ll be Cam Talbot in net for the first half. On Team Matthews, it’s Jake Oettinger. 

Final: McDavid 4, MacKinnon 3

3:58 p.m. — Team McDavid comes back and wins a shootout to advance to the championship. McDavid and Pastrnak each scored in the shootout while Bobrovsky made the two saves necessary for Team McDavid to stay alive. 

Second half: MacKinnon 3, McDavid 3

3:55 p.m. — With McDavid’s late goal, it’s off to a shootout to decide the winner. 

MacKinnon 3, McDavid 3

3:54 p.m. — GOAL! Tic-tac-toe. Team mcDavid ties it up, as it’s the captain himself. Draisaitl feeds Pastrnak, who finds McDavid on the opposite side with six seconds left to knot the contest up. 

MacKinnon 3, McDavid 2

3:53 p.m. — GOAL! Pastrnak gets the best of his Boston teammate this time. He snipes one by Swayman for Team McDavid to cut the lead to one with 31 seconds left. 

MacKinnon 3, McDavid 1

3:49 p.m. — GOAL! The Dogg does it again. MacKinnon chips a cheeky backhand off the bar and in to give his team a two-goal lead. 

3:49 p.m. — We got Boston-on-Boston crime, as Jeremy Swayman denies David Pastrnak on a breakaway attempt. 

MacKinnon 2, McDavid 1

3:43 p.m. — GOAL! On what feels like the fifth breakaway of the half for Team MacKinnon, Oliver Bjorkstrand finally comes through. The Kraken forward beats Bobrovsky with a shot to break the tie. 

3:43 p.m. — The goalies sure came to play today. Swayman and Bobrovsky are exchanging saves at each end. It’s been a barrage of odd man rushes, but so far, no goals in the second half. 

3:41 p.m. — Jenner nearly had his second of the night for Team McDavid, but his deke was denied by the pad of Swayman. 

3:39 p.m. — In net for Team MacKinnon now is Jeremy Swayman. For Team McDavid, it’s Sergei Bobrovsky. 

First half: MacKinnon 1, McDavid 1

3:36 p.m. — One goal for each team is all that shows after the first half. Nathan MacKinnon had the goal for his own team, and Boone Jenner with the Team McDavid tally. 

3:35 p.m. — Hellebuyck gets a bit of redemption on MacKinnon, as the Jets goaltender snags the second breakaway attempt with his glove. 

MacKinnon 1, McDavid 1

3:33 p.m. — GOAL! In his first All-Star Game, Boone Jenner finishes off an odd man rush, taking a pass from Nick Suzuki for the goal. What a cool moment for the Blue Jackets captain, and it gets Team McDavid on the board. 

3:30 p.m. — Sidney Crosby dangles Hellebuyck out of his skates, but he was too low to the goal line and his backhand went through the crease. 

MacKinnon 1, McDavid 0

3:25 p.m. — GOAL! The Colorado connection comes alive in Toronto. Cale Makar sends a lengthy pass to his Avalanche teammate Nathan MacKinnon for a breakaway, and the team captain buries a low shot on Hellebuyck for the first goal of the afternoon. 

3:24 p.m. — David Pastrnak gets a good look for Team McDavid, firing a loose puck in the slot onto Georgiev. However, the Team MacKinnon goaltender flashed the pad for the stop. 

3:20 p.m. — It’s Connor Hellebuyck in net for Team McDavid and Alexandar Georgiev in goal for Team MacKinnon. 

Pregame

2:50 p.m. — First up on the afternoon is Team MacKinnon vs. Team McDavid. Then it will be followed by Team Hughes vs. Team Matthews. 

2:45 p.m. — Is Bieber suiting up for the All-Star Game? The music star may be pulling double duty today as a player-coach on Team Matthews. 

2:30 p.m. — A reminder on the format — while the way of selecting the teams differed this year, there is no change to the game structure. Each team plays in one three-on-three matchup, consisting of 10-minute halves. The winner moves onto the championship to face the victor from the other matchup. 

1:45 p.m. — Auston Matthews is rocking the Bieber’s drew house brand as he enters the arena for the festivities. 

1:25 p.m. — The stars are already shining off the ice. Justin Bieber has been a focal point of the event in Toronto, and he’ll help lead Team Matthews at the All-Star Game today. 

What channel is the NHL All-Star Game on today? 

  • TV Channel: ABC (U.S.) | Sportsnet, TVA Sports (Canada)
  • Live stream: Fubo

The 2024 NHL All-Star Game will air nationally in the U.S. on ABC, while fans in Canada can catch the game on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.

Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Ray Ferraro (analyst), Kevin Weekes (reporter) and Emily Kaplan (reporter) will have the call. Meanwhile, Steve Levy, Mark Messier and P.K. Subban will provide coverage from an in-arena studio set.

Fans in the U.S. hoping to stream the game can do so on Fubo, which offers a free trial. That way, you can try before you buy.

NHL All-Star Game start time

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

The 2024 NHL All-Star game will begin around 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 3. The three matchups in the 3-on-3 tournament will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada.

NHL All-Star Game format 2024

The NHL All-Star Game features three separate games, as a part of the 3-on-3 tournament. The four teams will play two semifinal games, with the winner of each matchup advancing to meet in the finale, where a winner will be crowned. 

Each game has two 10-minute halves, with a three-round shootout on deck if the game is tied after 20 minutes. 

NHL All-Star rosters 2024

Team Matthews

Player Position Team
Auston Matthews Forward Toronto Maple Leafs
Morgan Rielly Defenseman Toronto Maple Leafs
Filip Forsberg Forward Nashville Predators
Clayton Keller Forward Arizona Coyotes
Mathew Barzal Forward New York Islanders
Mitch Marner Forward Toronto Maple Leafs
Vincent Trocheck Forward New York Rangers
William Nylander Forward Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex DeBrincat Forward Detroit Red Wings
Jake Oettinger Goalie Dallas Stars
Igor Shesterkin Goalie New York Rangers

Team McDavid

Player Position Team
Connor McDavid Forward Edmonton Oilers
Leon Draisaitl  Forward Edmonton Oilers
Connor Hellebuyck Goalie Winnipeg Jets
David Pastrnak Forward Boston Bruins
Rasmus Dahlin Defenseman Buffalo Sabres
Robert Thomas Forward St. Louis Blues
Sam Reinhart Forward Florida Panthers
Sergei Bobrovsky Goalie Florida Panthers
Boone Jenner Forward Columbus Blue Jackets
Nick Suzuki  Forward Montreal Canadiens
Thomas Hertl Forward San Jose Sharks

Team Hughes

Player Position Team
Jack Hughes Forward New Jersey Devils
Quinn Hughes Defenseman Vancouver Canucks
Elias Pettersson Forward Vancouver Canucks
Nikita Kucherov Forward Tampa Bay Lightning
Thatcher Demko Goalie Vancouver Canucks
Kyle Connor Forward Winnipeg Jets
Brady Tkachuk  Forward Ottawa Senators
Jesper Bratt Forward New Jersey Devils
Cam Talbot Goalie Los Angeles Kings
Brock Boeser Forward Vancouver Canucks
J.T. Miller Forward Vancouver Canucks
Frank Vatrano Forward Anaheim Ducks

Team MacKinnon

Player Position Team
Nathan MacKinnon Forward Colorado Avalanche
Cale Makar Defenseman Colorado Avalanche
Sidney Crosby Forward Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexander Georgiev Goalie Colorado Avalanche
Kirill Kaprizov Forward Minnesota Wild
Sebastian Aho Forward Carolina Hurricanes
Tom Wilson Forward Washington Capitals
Jeremy Swayman Goalie Boston Bruins
Travis Konecny Forward Philadelphia Flyers
Elias Lindholm Forward Vancouver Canucks
Olivier Bjorkstrand Forward Seattle Kraken

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