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Los Angeles to Host 2017 NHL All-Star Game

The event will take place on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 of next year

The Los Angeles Kings will host the 2017 National Hockey League All-Star festivities, the NHL announced Saturday.

Here’s the release:

NEW YORK (January 30, 2016) – The National Hockey League (NHL®) today announced the selection of the Los Angeles Kings, STAPLES Center and the city of Los Angeles as hosts of the 2017 National Hockey League All-Star celebration.

The League’s mid-season showcase will take place Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29 and will include the NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the NHL All-Star Game.

The 2017 NHL All-Star Game will be the third time the NHL All-Star activities will take place in Los Angeles.

The Kings previously hosted the NHL All-Star Game in 1981 and 2002. Further details on the 2017 NHL All-Star celebration, including ticket information, special events and television broadcasting information will be released at a later date.