The National Hockey League introduced Saturday that the Toronto Maple Leafs will host the 2024 NHL All-Star Weekend at Scotiabank Arena, which can embody the NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, Feb. 4. The 2024 All-Star Weekend may even embody the NHL All-Star Skills showcase on Feb. 3.
“We are thrilled to convey the Honda NHL All-Star Game again to Toronto for the ninth time, and to shine a highlight on our present stars in a setting that evokes over a century of League historical past,” learn an announcement by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. “Toronto followers are among the many most educated and passionate in our recreation and town’s wealthy hockey historical past dates again to the creation of the game. What higher place to play host to our annual midseason celebration of the very best and brightest within the NHL?”
The NHL’s All-Star Game traces its roots again to Toronto, as the primary All-Star recreation in 1934 was created as a fundraiders to assist Maple Leafs ahead Ace Bailey after he suffered a career-ending damage. The Maple Leafs would then host the primary official All-Star Game in 1947, and have subsequently hosted the sport eight occasions, most not too long ago in 2000. The first seven All-Star Games in Toronto have been held on the iconic Maple Leaf Gardens.
“We are excited and honored to announce the 2024 NHL All-Star Weekend in Toronto,” learn an announcement by Maple Leafs President and Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan. “We very a lot stay up for welcoming the sport’s greatest stars and treating our followers — and followers from around the globe — to a premiere occasion that showcases all of what Toronto has to supply.”
Further particulars on the 2024 All-Star Game can be made accessible at a later date. The announcement was made forward of the 2023 All-Star Game in South Florida.