Scheduled to start on the 4th of February is the NHL All-Star Game. The NHL All-Star Game is an ice hockey game held during the National Hockey League (NHL) regular season, with many of the league’s star players competing against each other.
The format of the game has changed over the years. Still, it typically features a mix of players from the league’s various divisions playing on teams picked by fan vote or by the league’s hockey operations department. The game is meant to showcase the league’s top talent and is usually held in late January or early February. The game is not held every year, the league skips some years, and the format changed in recent years to a 3-on-3 tournament format.
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The 2023 NHL All-Star rosters were announced, and we now know who the coaches will be on the benches. Boston Bruins coach Jim Montgomery will represent the Atlantic division. Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’amour will represent the Metropolitan division. Peter DeBoer, Dallas Stars coach, will represent the central division, and Bruce Cassidy Vegas, Golden Knights coach, will represent the Pacific division.
Who Is Jim Montgomery?
Jim Montgomery is a former American professional ice hockey player and coach. He was most recently the head coach of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL) before he was fired on December 10, 2019, for unprofessional conduct. He was the head coach of the University of Denver Pioneers men’s ice hockey team, leading the team to the 2017 NCAA National Championship. He has also coached in the USHL and the NAHL. As a player, Montgomery played four seasons at the University of Maine, where he was named the NCAA tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1993. Then he played in the minor leagues before retiring as a player in 2000.
Who Is Rod Brind’Amour?
Rod Brind’Amour, retired as a Canadian professional ice hockey player and current head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was previously an assistant coach with the Hurricanes and played for the team during his career. He also played for the Philadelphia Flyers and the Detroit Red Wings. He is known as one of the best two-way forwards of his generation and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2019.
Who Is Peter DeBoer?
Peter DeBoer is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach who is currently the head coach of the Dallas Stars of the NHL. He has previously coached the New Jersey Devils, San Jose Sharks, and the Florida Panthers. He led the Devils to the Stanley Cup Final in 2012 and the Sharks to the Cup Final in 2016. He has also coached several teams in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and the American Hockey League (AHL). He was an assistant coach with the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL and was head coach of the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL before moving to the professional ranks.
Who Is Bruce Cassidy?
Bruce Cassidy is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the Golden Knights of the NHL. He was previously an assistant coach with the Bruins and coached the Washington Capitals and the Chicago Blackhawks. He began his coaching career in the AHL and OHL. He played as a defenceman during his career in the NHL, AHL, and International Hockey League (IHL). He was known for his offensive abilities and was an assistant coach for the Chicago Wolves of the IHL before moving on to coaching in the NHL.