The 2019 National Hockey League All-Star Game was held in SAP Center in San Jose, home of the San Jose Sharks on January 26, 2019.

[1] San Jose last held the NHL All Star Game in 1997. [2] This was the fourth successive All-Star Game that utilized a four-team, 3-on-3, single elimination format, with a single group representing all the league’s four branches. After years of being held on a Sunday, the 2019 All-Star Game has been played on a Saturday, January 26, at 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST, while the Skills Contest was moved from its traditional Saturday night to Friday, January 25, 2019. [1]
The Metropolitan All-Stars won the All-Star Game, which was in its fourth consecutive year of a four-team, 3-on-3, single elimination format, with a single group representing each of the league’s four divisions. The group won $1 million (divide 11 manners between the players). Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins was named the Most Valuable Player, scoring four goals and four assists. He also received a new 2019 Honda Passport.The Skills Contest took place the afternoon before the All-Star Game on Friday January 25, 2019 at the SAP Center. The winners of each event were given $25,000 in prize money. [3]
The league encouraged Renata Quick and Rebecca Johnston in the Canadian Women’s National Team, and Brianna Decker and Kendall Coyne Schofield from the U.S. Women’s National Team, to show some of the events. After Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche (Central Division) pulled from this fastest-skater event because of a bruised left foot, Coyne Schofield was named as his replacement, becoming the first woman to compete in the All-Stars skills competition. [4]
Brianna Decker revealed the highest passer skill, but she was not part of the contest. She had been, in reality, three seconds quicker than Leon Draisaitl and could have won had her time been contained since they did with Kendall Coyne Schofield. [5] This prompted the hashtag #PayDecker on Twitter, as women’s baseball salaries are a fraction of men’s hockey salaries. [6] On January 26, hockey equipment company CCM declared they’d provide Decker the $25,000 she’d have received for winning the contest. [7]

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