In place of the traditional All-Star festivities, the NHL will host the 4 Nations Face-Off featuring teams representing Canada, the United States, Finland, and Sweden in 2025.
We've covered all you need to know about the event, including schedule, dates and times, a breakdown of each event, players and participants, how to watch the action, and more.
The 2024 NHL All-Star Game will take place over multiple days between February 12 and 20, 2025.
The broadcast information for the 2025 NHL 4 Nations Face-Off has yet to be announced.
The 2025 NHL 4 Nations Face-Off will take place in one American city and one Canadian city, both of which have yet to be named.
The rosters for the 2025 NHL 4 Nations Face-Off have not been announced, but in order to be eligible, players must be under an NHL contract for the 2024/25 season and on an NHL roster as of December 2, 2024. Each team will be comprised of 20 skaters and three goaltenders.
The 2025 NHL 4 Nations Face-Off will be a round-robin tournament played under NHL rules.
Each team will play three games, earning three points for a win in regulation, two points for an overtime/shootout win, one point for an overtime/shootout loss, and zero points for a regulation loss. The two teams who earn the most points will play in a single-game final.
Overtime periods will be extended to 10 minutes of three-on-three sudden-death hockey, while the final will have no shootout and instead will have 20-minute sudden-death overtime periods for as long as it takes for a team to score.
NHL All-Star voting is determined by both the NHL and its fans. First, the NHL selects 32 players, one from each team, to participate in the All-Star Game.
Fans then vote in an 12 additional players, bringing the total to 44 participants.