It’s been less than several days since the 2020 All-Star NHL Game took place, with it already being confirmed where the 2021 venue will be hosted. The Florida Panthers were announced as the hosts, with the All-Star Weekend taking place at the BBT Centre in Sunrise. Two specific events will be played at this hockey arene, including the All-Star Skills Event and All-Stars Game. Those wanting to witness this formidable event have to wait until January 30th, 2021.
This marks the second instance that the Florida Panthers get to host the National Hockey League All-Star Game, with their last hosting appearance being in 2003. The chief executive officer for the Panther expressed that they’re thrilled to welcome international hockey fans next year. Matt Caldwell noted that this organization couldn’t be prouder to host the NHL’s premier event. Unfortunately, information regarding the associated prices for tickets wasn’t released. Those details will be provided on the beginning of the 2020-21 Season.
The 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend just completed on Friday, January 31st. It saw Saint Louis defeat their rivals at the Enterprise Centre. Millions worldwide watched on the various sporting network. The central broadcasting company confirmed that they’d seen higher viewership number than ever before. This indicates that the National Hockey League’s popularity is continuously growing internationally.
The 1st NHL All-Decade Game
The national hockey league made a shocking announcement after confirming the location for the 2021 All-Star Game. Executives with NHL Corporate revealed the first-ever “NHL All-Decade Game”. This will comprise the best athletes in hockey from the last ten years, making them complete for victory. Whichever opposing team won this event could be considered the best squad of the decade. Confirmed players for the 2020 All-Decade Game includes Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, and Alex Ovechkin. Collectively, these six individuals have acquired thirteen Stanley Cup championships as a squad. Details regarding who they’ll compete against weren’t confirmed, with rumours indicating that the All-Star Game winners could take the opposing role.
Executives also confirmed the second lineup for the All-Decade Game. Patrice Bergeron, Steven Stamkos, Evgeni Malkin, Erik Karlsson, Zdeno Chara, and Henrik Lundqvist are competing for the second lineup. They’ve won more than eight Stanley Cup Championships as a slightly worse group. It’s known that Scott Hartnell and Ryan Callahan will be the NHL Analysts that broadcast the events of the game to international viewers. Expect some of the most intense and fast-paced action in NHL history with the All-Decade game.