Mitch Marner enjoying the sun and sand at this year’s NHL All-Star Festival.
The Maple Leafs winger will need a winter coat if he cuts next year.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the league’s 2024 showcase will take place on Saturday Toronto 9th time.
“It’s going to be a little colder than here,” Marner said before taking the ice to South Florida’s Atlantic Division.
“It will be fun.”
The Skills Competition will take place on February 2, 2024, followed by the All-Star Game at Scotiabank Arena the following day.
Leafs President Brendan Shanahan said: “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome hockey fans and great players from around the world.
“We love hockey and we love celebrating the game.”
Shanahan played in the last All-Star Toronto It dates back to 2000.
Marner was just approaching his third birthday.
“I asked Mitch how old he was and he was pretty young,” Shanahan said. “He didn’t remember, so I lied to him and said I won the car. It wasn’t true.
“I remember the excitement and din of the city. Whenever you are Toronto A hockey game, especially something like the All-Star Game, can feel the excitement. “
of Toronto The Raptors hosted the 2016 NBA All-Star Game at the same venue.
“The city will love this,” Marner said. “We bring the best players in the world together in the same place at once. NBA All-Star He just saw the game and I think the NHL game will be even bigger.”
“Fans will love it.”