Ontario Reign announced as host for 2020 AHL All-Star Classic
The American Hockey League announced today that the Ontario Reign has been selected as host of the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic.
The 2020 AHL All-Star Classic will be held at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., on Jan. 26-27, 2020.
“Ontario has welcomed the AHL into its community with open arms, and we are very excited to bring our celebration of hockey’s best young talent to southern California with our first All-Star Classic on the west coast,” said AHL president and CEO David Andrews. “We look forward to working with the Reign organization over the next 16 months to put together a world-class event.”
“The entire Ontario Reign organization is honored to bring the AHL All-Star Classic to the state of California for the first time,” added Reign president Darren Abbott. “The All-Star Classic will showcase the brightest talent in our league to the Inland Empire and we’re excited to place a spotlight on our franchise throughout North America. Hosting this marquee event is a fitting way to commemorate the fifth season of the AHL in Ontario and was made possible by the dedication shown by our fans.”
The 2020 AHL All-Star Classic will include the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, Jan. 26, followed by the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony on Monday, Jan. 27 and the 2020 AHL All-Star Challenge that evening.
Ticket information, the official event logo and details about other social events to take place during the All-Star Classic will be announced at a later date.
(Sept. 16, 2018)