NHL All-Star Game 2016: Date, Time, Rosters, Format, TV Schedule and Live Stream

January 30th, 2016 by Steve Silverman Leave a reply »

The NHL All-Star Game is once again changing its format, and this time it will showcase the best players in the league in the new three-on-three format that has been used in overtime during regular-season games.

After captains selected their own teams in the 2012 and 2015 All-Star games, the NHL decided to go with a tournament comprised of All-Stars from the NHL's four divisions: the Metropolitan, Atlantic, Central and Pacific.

Each team has 11 members, consisting of six forwards, three defensemen and two goalies. The Atlantic Division and Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference will engage in a 20-minute battle, and the Central Division and Pacific Division of the Western Conference will also play a 20-minute game.

The two winners will play a championship game shortly thereafter. If any of the three games finishes with the score tied, winners will be determined by a shootout.

Here is everything you need to know about Sunday's action, as well as a look at some storylines worth keeping an eye on.


What: NHL All-Star Game

When: Sunday, Jan. 31, 5 p. ...

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