The National Hockey League announced Jan. 10 that forward Max Pacioretty has been named to the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 24-25 at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
#NHLAllStar Update: Max Pacioretty has been named to the Pacific Division roster!! #VegasBorn
CONGRATS MAX 👏👏👏
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— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) January 10, 2020
Pacioretty, who will join Head Coach Gerard Gallant during the All-Star festivities, will make the first NHL All-Star game appearance of his career. The Connecticut native leads the Golden Knights with 45 points (20 G, 25 A) to go with 32 penalty minutes in 47 games this season. It is the seventh time in his career that he has recorded at least 20 goals in a season.
Marc-Andre Fleury was selected for All-Star Weekend in December. He later decided not to participate.
2020 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND INFORMATION
The 2020 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 Blues and city of St. Louis will host the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, from Jan. 24‑25, including the 2020 SAP NHL All-Star Skills on Friday, Jan. 25 (7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT) and the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 25 (7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT).
Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #NHLAllStar. For more information on the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, visit NHL.com/Fans/All-Star [nhl.com].