Skip to comments.Wall-to-wall TV coverage for All-Star Weekend
Posted on 01/26/2012 9:27:12 AM PST by airborne
Hockey fans won't have to move far from their television to catch all the happenings during All-Star Weekend in Ottawa.
A four-day hockey extravaganza starts Thursday at 5 p.m. ET on the NHL Network with NHL Live: At the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend. The two-hour show will feature a number of this year's All-Stars as well as other key personalities from around the hockey world.
That leads into the NHL Network's hour-long 2012 NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft preview show at 7 p.m., where the Network's cast of analysts will make their selections before Team Chara and Team Alfredsson make the official ones.
At 8 p.m., the players will be front and center for the 2012 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft. Daniel Alfredsson and his assistant, Henrik Lundqvist, will put their selection skills to the test against Zdeno Chara and his assistant, Joffrey Lupul. Who will be the first player picked? Who will be the last? Will teammates be separated? Will brothers? Watch the drama unfold on the NBC Sports Network in the United States and TSN in Canada.
On Sunday, the stars will light up Ottawa when they take the ice for the 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game (4 p.m., NBCSP, CBC). The NHL Network's pregame show starts at 1 p.m. Immediately following the game, NHL Tonight will have a recap of the game and analyze all the happenings from the NHL's mid-season extravaganza.
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Thursday, January 26
5-7 p.m. Cisco NHL Live at NHL All-Star Weekend featuring NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman during the second hour live from Scotiabank Fan Fair
7-8 p.m. 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft Pre-Show
9:30-11 p.m. NHL Tonight (2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft Edition)
Midnight 2012 NHL Player All-Star Fantasy Draft (re-air)
Friday, January 27
3-6 p.m. NHL All-Star Media Day Presented By Allstate Insurance
6-7 p.m. NHL Tonight (NHL All-Star Media Day Recap)
7-8:30 p.m. 2012 NHL Player All-Star Fantasy Draft (re-air)
8:30-10 p.m. 2012 NHL Player All-Star Fantasy Draft (re-air)
Saturday, January 28
4-7 p.m. 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition Pre-Show
9-10 p.m. NHL Tonight (2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition Recap)
11p.m. 1a.m. 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition (re-air in U.S. only)
Sunday, January 29
10a.m.-12p.m. 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition (re-air in U.S. only)
1-4 p.m. 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game Pre-Game Show
7-8 p.m. NHL Tonight (2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game Edition)
11p.m.-1a.m. 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game (re-air in U.S. only)
Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills competition set
2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition format, scoring & rules
All-Star collection of talent set for selection in 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft
(2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft Format)
Just wondering if there will be coverage of the suntan competition among the players who bugged out to the Bahamas?
I watched the skills competition for the first time last year, IMHO that is much more fun to watch than the actual game.
The All-Star game is a poor representation of a true hockey game. The NHL should try an outdoor All-Star game just once to see if ratings are enhanced or if interest among the die-hards is elevated. Otherwise, the Olympics are more interesting than this one event.
The Commissioner seems to think keeping the number of outdoor games to a minimum makes it more of a draw for spectators who aren't regular fans.
I strongly disagree. But I disagree with Bettman on many things.
Yawn. Much like the star-player on my beloved Caps... I think I’ll be sitting this one out. They really haven’t done anything to spice up these games in a looooong time. The last time I actually felt a “holy-s**t!” moment about an All Star Game was when Owen Nolan called his shot during the game. They need to do something to let the players really showcase their skills... and the “skills” competition certainly isn’t it...
I hope eventually they hold the Winter Classic in a large college stadium.
Maybe somewhere in Michigan or Minnesota.
Put it where they can seat 100,000 fans! Wouldn’t that be awesome!?!
I want to see who gets picked last. Last year Phil Kessel was genuinely pissed about it. I hope Chara picks Thomas first, he’s the man.
Thomas picked second and they bring up him not going to see Obummer.
Zdeno Chara (C), D, Boston
Joffrey Lupul (A), RW, Toronto
Daniel Alfredsson* (C), RW, Ottawa
Henrik Lundqvist (A), G, NY Rangers
Draft Selections (order to be determined by puck flip):
Team Chara: Pavel Datsyuk, C, Detroit
Team Alfredsson: Erik Karlsson*, D, Ottawa
Team Chara: Tim Thomas*, G, Boston
Team Alfredsson: Jason Spezza*, C, Ottawa
Team Chara: Evgeni Malkin, C, Pittsburgh
Team Alfredsson: Jonathan Quick, G, Los Angeles
Team Chara: Marian Hossa, RW, Chicago
Team Alfredsson: Claude Giroux, C, Philadelphia
Team Chara: Kimmo Timonen, D, Philadelphia
Team Alfredsson: Kris Letang^, D, Pittsburgh
Team Chara: Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim
Team Alfredsson: Steven Stamkos, C, Tampa Bay
Team Chara:Carey Price, G, Montreal
Team Alfredsson: Brian Elliott, G, St. Louis
Team Chara: Phil Kessel, RW, Toronto
Team Alfredsson: Shea Weber, D, Nashville
Team Chara: Ryan Suter, D, Nashville
Team Alfredsson: Daniel Sedin, LW, Vancouver
Team Chara: Jimmy Howard, G, Detroit
Team Alfredsson: Dan Girardi, D, NY Rangers
Team Chara: Brian Campbell, D, Florida
Team Alfredsson: Keith Yandle, D, Phoenix
Team Chara: Patrick Kane, RW, Chicago
Team Alfredsson: Milan Michalek*, LW, Ottawa
Team Chara: Dion Phaneuf*, D, Toronto
Team Alfredsson: Henrik Sedin, C, Vancouver
Team Chara: Jarome Iginla, RW, Calgary
Team Alfredsson: James Neal^, LW, Pittsburgh
Team Chara: Dennis Wideman, D, Washington
Team Alfredsson: Alexander Edler, D, Vancouver
Team Chara: Marian Gaborik, RW, NY Rangers
Team Alfredsson: John Tavares, C, NY Islanders
Team Chara: Jordan Eberle^, RW, Edmonton
Team Alfredsson: Scott Hartnell^, LW, Philadelphia
Team Chara: Tyler Seguin, C, Boston
Team Alfredsson: Jason Pominville, RW, Buffalo
Team Chara: Jamie Benn, LW, Dallas
Team Alfredsson: Logan Couture, C, San Jose
TEAM ALFREDSSON ROOKIES
Sean Couturier, C, Philadelphia
Justin Faulk, D, Carolina
Carl Hagelin^, LW, NY Rangers
Nick Johnson^, RW, Minnesota
Matt Read, RW, Philadelphia
Craig Smith, C, Nashville
TEAM CHARA ROOKIES
Luke Adam, C, Buffalo
Raphael Diaz^, D, Montreal
Colin Greening, LW, Ottawa
Cody Hodgson, C, Vancouver
Ryan Johansen, C, Columbus
Gabriel Landeskog, LW, Colorado
Chara has good taste; he picked the best hockey team player in the game today as his #1 choice.
Couture: most underrated. Great two-way forward, but in ASG, defense doesn’t matter much.
P.S. - no Devils in sight, when’s the last time that happened? Prob. when they were still the Rockies.
Gaborik in round 19?
Alfredsson picked several of his Ottawa buddies instead of picking according to talent.
I suspect Chara did the same. Still, both are pretty good teams! ;^)
I don't have satellite or cable. But I do have NHL Gamecenter thru my ROKU. So I've paid $160 directly to the NHL and they're not showing any of the ASG material on NHL Gamecenter. What kind of crap is that!?!?
I mean round 16. But really? Gaborik is having a great year.
Chara hits 108.8!!!! Blows away the old record.
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