The 2019 NHL All Star Game will be on January 26 in San Jose, California at the home of the San Jose Sharks, the SAP Center. The exhibition gam pits teams from the National Hockey league against each other in a four -team single elimination style tournament. The NHL All-Star Game serves as the title event of the NHL All Star Weekend which also features the NHL All-Star Skills Competition, and the NHL Fan Fair.
The 2019 All Star Game will bring more than 17,000 National Hockey League All Star Game Ticket holders to watch the NHL’s best and brightest take to the ice. The weekend also features the fan favorite NHL All-Star Game SuperSkills Competition, where the All-Star NHL player show off their skills on the ice in various skill challenges like the Fastest Skater, Shooting Accuracy and the Skills Challenge relay.
Currently, the All-Star teams are comprised of players representing their team’s NHL Division. This change, starting in 2016, features shortened games which pit the Atlantic Division against the Metropolitan Division and the Pacific Division against the Central Division in the NHL All Star game’s first round. The winners of the first round, advance to second round play, with the winner being named that year’s NHL All Star Champion.