2022 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic to be televised nationally LIVE on NHL Network
The ECHL announced on Wednesday that the 2022 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic will air LIVE exclusively on NHL Network™ on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. ET from VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. The game will also be streamed live on FloHockey. In this year’s All-Star event, the host Jacksonville Icemen will take on a team of ECHL All-Stars representing the other teams in the League, as well as feature several Skills events which will count as a goal towards the winning Player’s team score. “After having to postpone this event in 2021, the ECHL is thrilled to be able to bring the Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic back to the national stage in conjunction with the NHL Network,” said ECHL Commissioner, Ryan Crelin. “This Mid-Season showcase event allows us to highlight our prospect Players as they develop for the American Hockey League and National Hockey League, as well as serve as a celebration of hockey in conjunction with one of our great markets in Jacksonville.” This presentation of the Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic marks the fifth consecutive All-Star event that the ECHL and NHL Network, the TV home for the National Hockey League, have worked together to air the game live in the United States. For local channel listings, go to www.NHLNetwork.com. For more information on the Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic and to purchase tickets, please visit www.echlallstarclassic.com. About the ECHLBegan in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces for its 34th season in 2021-22. There have been 709 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 11 who have made their NHL debuts in the 2021-22 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 27 of the 32 NHL teams in 2021-22, marking the 25th consecutive season that the league has affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook. About the NHL NetworkAs the TV home for the National Hockey League, NHL Network™ gives viewers an all-access pass to complete hockey coverage both on and off the ice, including live NHL games and special on-site coverage of NHL events, the documentary series NHL Network Originals, plus three signature studio shows with interviews, highlights and expert analysis from a variety of hockey insiders and former players. Additional programming includes behind-the-scenes features, player profiles and international and amateur hockey competitions. For more information on NHL Network, log on to www.NHLNetwork.com and follow @NHLNetwork on Twitter.
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