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2015-16 NHL All-Star Weekend Schedule: When and where to watch the Skills Competition and 3-on-3 Tournament

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Everything you need to know about this weekend's schedule & showcase of the NHL's stars in Nashville.

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The annual display of the NHL's best talent gets underway this weekend, with a variety of televised programs.

Friday, January 29

NHL All-Star Friday Night: Live in Music City

The first event is a combination of musical acts and player interviews.  The likes of Aaron Lewis, Big & Rich, and Lee Brice will perform in the hour-long show, with appearances from Johnny Gaudreau, Steven Stamkos, P.K. Subban, and several other NHL stars throughout.

Time: 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST
In Canada: Sportsnet
In the US: NBCSN

Saturday, January 30

NHL All-Star Skills Competition

The players will take to the ice to compete in several events showing their abilities.

  • Fastest Skater: Head-to-head races around the perimeter of the rink
  • Breakaway Challenge: Points are awarded for style in the NHL's version of the Dunk Contest
  • Accuracy Shooting: Head-to-head matchups to see who can pick the four corners of the net the fastest
  • Skills Challenge Relay: A series of skill-testing exercises focusing on stick-handling, passing, and shooting
  • Hardest Shot: Players try to shoot the puck as hard as they can into an empty net
  • Shootout: The teams trade penalty shot attempts against the best goalies in the league

Time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST
In Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports
In the US: NBCSN

Sunday, January 31

NHL All-Star Tournament

Two twenty-minute semi-finals pit the two divisions of each conference against each other in a 3-on-3 tournament.  The winning division from each of those games goes on to represent its conference in the final, with $1 million on the table for the winner.

Time: 5:00 PM EST / 2:00 PST
In Canada: CBC, TVA Sports
In the US: NBCSN