Todd Reirden Announced as a Coach for NHL All-Star Game

News Release, Washington Capitals

NHL announced Reirden, Cooper, Maurice and Peters as coaches

NEW YORK (Jan. 11, 2019) – The National Hockey League announced today that Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic), Paul Maurice of the Winnipeg Jets (Central), Todd Reirden of the Washington Capitals (Metropolitan) and Bill Peters of the Calgary Flames (Pacific) will serve as the head coaches for the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 25-26 in San Jose.

Under the All-Star selection process, the head coach of the team with the highest points percentage (points earned divided by total possible points) in each of the four divisions through games of Saturday, Jan. 5 – the halfway point of the regular season – will guide the respective All-Star rosters.

Cooper’s Lightning (.805, 32-7-2), Maurice’s Jets (.650, 25-13-2), Reirden’s Capitals (.650, 24?12?4) and Peters’ Flames (.643, 25-13-4) already have secured the highest points percentages in their respective divisions through today’s games.

2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend Rosters

The NHL announced on Wednesday the four divisional rosters for the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend as well as the launch of the 2019 NHL All-Star Last Men In presented by adidas, which now is open.

2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend Information

The 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend will once again consist of a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, featuring four teams – one for each NHL division.

The Sharks and city of San Jose will host the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, from Jan. 25?26, including the 2019 SAP NHL All-Star Skills on Friday, Jan. 25 (6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, Jan. 26 (5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS). The 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend marks the second time NHL All-Star activities will take place in San Jose. The Sharks previously hosted the event in 1997.

Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar. For more information on the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, visit NHL.com/Fans/All-Star

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