Part of the NHL season is the All-Star game and it is always observed annually. 2019 All-Star game will take place in San Jose. It will take place in SAP Center precisely. The venue for that game is on January 26, 2019. This is not the first time this type of competition is holding in that venue. It was held in that venue in the year 1997.
This is going to be the fourth time the organizers are going to use four teams and 3 on 3 as well as single elimination format. The arrangement is that a team will be representing each of the four league divisions in the country.
For many years, the all-star game always takes place on Sunday, for sometimes now, it is held on Saturdays. Therefore, it means that this game will take place on Saturday and the start time is 5.00pm.
The all-star game will have a captain. To determine who will be the captain, fans have to vote. Whoever wins the majority vote will be selected to captain the team. The vote of 2019 all-star captains was done in December 2018. Four people to the four teams taking place were already announced. It was not surprising that people selected to captain the teams actually merited it because they have what it takes.
Captains include Connor McDavid. This is the third straight year that the man is nominated as a captain. It actually shows that he knew what he was doing. He belonged to the Edmonton Oilers. He was selected after a popular vote to become the captain for the Pacific Division. Other three captains are nominated to that position for the first time and they include Auston Matthews, he will captain Atlantic Division. The other captain is Nathan MacKinnon and he will captain the central division while Alexander Ovechkin was to captain the metropolitan division but he declined.