Today, the NHL announced that they will host an NHL 20 Chel Gaming Challenge at All-Star Weekend in St. Louis. Current and former players, pro athletes from other sports and popular hockey content creators are all set to participate. Here’s everything we know so far about the NHL 20 Chel Gaming Challenge.

NHL 20 CHEL GAMING CHALLENGE PRO-AM

Those participating in the Chel Gaming Challenge will compete in both NHL 20 and a series of real-life hockey challenges on Jan. 25 during All-Star Weekend. The event will be held at St. Louis Ballpark Village and begin at noon. The entire event will be broadcast live on twitch.tv/nhl.

The Chel Gaming Challenge is part of the NHL Gaming World Championship (GWC), which is entering its third year of existence. Check out our earlier article on this year’s GWC.

A list of all confirmed participants (so far) is below.

  • Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones
  • Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel
  • Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk
  • Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Irvin
  • Canadian Women’s Hockey League player Hilary Knight
  • WWE superstar Xavier Woods
  • Hockey content creator Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel
  • Hockey content creator Andrew “Nasher” Telfer
  • Former NHL player Paul “BizNasty” Bissonnette (host)
  • STL TV reporter Angella Sharpe (host)

This year’s NHL All-Star Weekend is being held in St. Louis from Jan. 24-26. The All-Star Game is Saturday, Jan. 25.

You can find more information on the NHL 20 Chel Gaming Challenge Pro-Am here.

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