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2019 NHL All-Star Game to be played in San Jose

The NHL All-Star Weekend, including the All-Star Game, returns to San Jose in 2019, the league announced Saturday. Events will take place at the SAP Center, home of the Sharks.
The NHL All-Star Weekend, including the All-Star Game, returns to San Jose in 2019, the league announced Saturday. Events will take place at the SAP Center, home of the Sharks. jvillegas@sacbee.com

The NHL 2019 All-Star Weekend will take place at SAP Center in San Jose, the league announced Saturday afternoon.

The weekend includes The NHL All-Star Skills Competition, which is scheduled for Jan. 26 and the NHL All-Star Game, slated for Jan. 27.

“We are thankful and thrilled that the National Hockey League has decided, once again, to bring one of its premier events to San Jose,” said John Tortora, San Jose Sharks co-president, in an online statement.

The NHL All-Star Game returns to San Jose for the first time since 1997. This year’s game will take place Sunday in Tampa, beginning at 12:30 p.m.

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