January 6, 2023 – With the 2023 NHL All-Star game and NHL All-Star Skills competition to be held at FLA Live Arena, home of the Florida Panthers, in Sunrise, Florida, on February 3 & 4, 2023. The NHL department of hockey operations released its initial selections on Thursday night.
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Logan Thompson was named to the Pacific Division roster making his first career All-Star appearance.
In his first full season with Vegas, the undrafted 25-year-old rookie netminder has played in 28 games, starting 27 while amassing a record of 18-9-0-1 with a 2.61 GAA and a .915 SV % helping the Golden Knights to first in the Western Conference.
The NHL department of hockey operations selected one player per NHL team in each division (including one goalie), making up the initial eight-man rosters for each division. The three remaining players per division (two skaters and one goalie) will be selected by the 2023 All-Star Fan Vote, which starts at 9 p.m. EST, Thursday night, and runs through January 17, 2023.
The fan vote will feature a Twitter vote, which begins January 12, 2023, at 12:01 a.m. EST and ends January 14, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Each fan tweet must include the complete hashtag #NHLAllStarVote followed by a player’s full name or a player’s Twitter handle. Last-name-only votes will not count. All twitter votes will be combined with online vote totals. The final three players will be announced on January 19, 2023.
To be eligible for voting, players must have been on an NHL team’s active roster as of December 1, 2022. Here are three ways to vote.
- the NHL app
- Twitter using #NHLAllStarVote