P.K. Subban

NHL releases details of All-Star skills events

NHL releases details of All-Star skills events

The NHL on Thursday announced the format of the six events that will make up the All-Star Skills Competition, which will be held on Jan. 28 at Staples Center. Before the competition, NHL legends are to face celebrities in a friendly game called the All-Star Celebrity Shootout, which will honor the late actor Alan Thicke and will benefit the Echoes of Hope nonprofit organization. 

The All-Star Game itself, which will be played in a three-on-three, mini-tournament format for the second straight season, is scheduled for Jan. 29 at Staples Center.

The four All-Star captains — Connor McDavid of Edmonton, P.K. Subban of Nashville, Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh and Carey...