The 2013 KHL All-Star Game is the fifth annual festival of hockey, starring the finest players from the Kontinental Hockey League Championship, and is to be held on the weekend of the 12th and 13th of January at the Arena Traktor in Chelyabinsk. The city in the Urals has never before hosted an event of this scale, while the All-Star Game program itself is also bigger than ever before, and for the first time takes place over two days.
The action begins in the afternoon of Saturday, January 12, with the Legends Game – an encounter of two teams of illustrious veterans of Russian and world hockey. Following the stars of the past, the stars of the present entertain the fans in the Master Show Skills Competition, in which the players selected for the All-Star Game compete in various tests of their hockey skills. Sunday, January 13, is the day of the All-Star Game, contested by the best players from the Eastern and Western Conference, chosen by the fans, journalists and the League.
The program for the fifth KHL All-Star Game is packed with many celebratory events and surprises for all the fans.
12 January 2013
13.00 – Arena Traktor opens its doors
14:00 – Legends Game
16:00 – Opening ceremony and show
17:00 – Master Show Skills Competition
19:00 – Presentation of awards
13 January 2013
13:45 – Players arrive at the Arena Traktor
14:00 – Arena Traktor opens its doors
14:15 – Autograph session in arena foyer
16:00 – KHL All-Star Game
18:00 – Presentation of awards