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When is the NHL All-Star game? Date, time, rosters and site for 2023 showcase

When is the NHL All-Star game?  Date, time, rosters and site for 2023 showcase

Get your sunscreen and bathing suits ready. The NHL All-Star Game is quickly approaching in South Florida, where the best players in the league met for a weekend of festivities.

The All-Star Skills Competition and All-Star Game are set to kick off the first weekend in February. The rosters have been finalized, with the fan vote concluding last week to get the final 12 players into the game.

In total, 11 players from each division were selected to play in the games, with nine skaters and two goalies making up each club. Included on the rosters are some of the biggest names in the league, such as Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, Cale Makar, Nathan MacKinnon, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.

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Here is what you need to know about the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend.

When is the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend?

  • Dates: Friday, Feb. 3; Saturday, Feb. 4
  • Times: 7 p.m. ET; 3 p.m. ET

The All-Star action is set to run for two days in Sunrise, Fla. The league is taking a four-day break for All-Star weekend, meaning no regular-season games will be played from Thursday, Feb. 2 to Sunday, Feb. 5.

The 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend will take place Friday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb. 4.

The NHL All-Star Skills competition will kick off the weekend on Friday at 7 pm ET, followed by the All-Star Game on Saturday at 3 pm ET.

How to watch the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend

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

ESPN and its platforms will be the home of the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend. ESPN will air the Skills Competition on Friday night and the All-Star Game will be on ABC the next day.

Both events are available to stream on ESPN+.

The NHL All-Star Weekend festivities will be available to stream in the United States at, on the ESPN App, or with a subscription to ESPN+.

Where is the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend?

This year’s All-Star Weekend will take place at FLA Live Arena down in Sunrise, Fla., home of the Panthers.

It is the second time the NHL has played the All-Star Game in South Florida, as the Panthers previously hosted the event in 2003.

The 2021 event was initially planned to take place in Florida, however, it was canceled due to COVID.

2023 NHL All-Star rosters

Atlantic Division

Player Position Team
Nikita Kucherov Forward Tampa Bay Lightning
Dylan Larkin Forward Detroit Red Wings
Mitch Marner Forward Toronto Maple Leafs
Nick Suzuki Forward Montreal Canadiens
Tage Thompson Forward Buffalo Sabres
Brady Tkachuk Forward Ottawa Senators
Matthew Tkachuk Forward Florida Panthers
Linus Ullmark Goalie Boston Bruins
Austin Matthews* Forward Toronto Maple Leafs
David Pastrnak* Forward Boston Bruins
Andrei Vasilevskiy* Goalie Tampa Bay Lightning

Metropolitan Division

Player Position Team
Sidney Crosby Forward Pittsburgh Penguins
Johnny Gaudreau Forward Columbus Blue Jackets
Kevin Hayes Forward Philadelphia Flyers
Jack Hughes Forward New Jersey Devils
Brock Nelson Forward New York Islanders
Alexander Ovechkin Forward Washington Capitals
Igor Shesterkin Goalie New York Rangers
Andrei Svechnikov Forward Carolina Hurricanes
Artemi Panarin* Forward New York Rangers
Adam Fox* Defenseman New York Rangers
Ilya Sorokin* Goalie New York Islanders

Central Division

Player Position Team
Seth Jones Defenseman Chicago Blackhawks
Kirill Kaprizov Forward Minnesota Wild
Clayton Keller Forward Arizona Coyotes
Cale Makar Defenseman Colorado Avalanche
Josh Morrissey Defenseman Winnipeg Jets
Jason Robertson Forward Dallas Stars
Jesus Saros Goalie Nashville Predators
Vladimir Tarasenko Forward St. Louis Blues
Mikko Rantanen* Forward Colorado Avalanche
Nathan MacKinnon* Forward Colorado Avalanche
Connor Hellebuyck* Goalie Winnipeg Jets

Pacific Division

Player Position Team
Matty Beniers Forward Seattle Kraken
Kevin Fiala Forward Los Angeles Kings
Nazem Kadri Forward Calgary Flames
Erik Karlsson Defenseman San Jose Sharks
Connor McDavid Forward Edmonton Oilers
Elias Pettersson Forward Vancouver Canucks
Troy Terry Forward Anaheim Ducks
Logan Thompson Goalie Vegas Golden Knights
Bo Horvat* Forward Vancouver Canucks
Leon Draisaitl* Forward Edmonton Oilers
Stuart Skinner* Goalie Edmonton Oilers

* = selected through fan vote

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