Vegas Golden Knights Preview Hockey

In this Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, photo, Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant speaks during a news conference after a preseason NHL hockey game in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant has been named as one of the coaches in the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.

The NHL on Friday announced that Golden Knights' Gallant (Pacific) will join Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins (Atlantic), Craig Berube of the St. Louis Blues (Central) and Todd Reirden of the Washington Capitals (Metropolitan) as the head coaches for the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 24-25 in St. Louis. 

According to a news release, under the All-Star selection process, the head coach of the team with the highest points percentage (points earned divided by total possible points) in each of the four divisions through games of Thursday, Jan. 2 – the halfway point of the regular season – will guide the respective All-Star rosters.

Cassidy's Bruins (.702, 24-7-11), Berube's Blues (.690, 26-10-6), Reirden’s Capitals (.720, 27‑9‑5) and Gallant's Golden Knights (.591, 23-15-6) recorded the highest points percentages in their respective divisions through Thursday's games.

Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will also represent the team in All-Star weekend. The appearance will mark Fleury's fifth All-Star game and his third consecutive as a Golden Knight.

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Good job coach

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