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Nashville scores a hit as NHL All-Star host

Nashville scores a hit as NHL All-Star host

With great concerts, warm hospitality and an outdoor Winter Park that drew crowds downtown, Nashville produced an NHL All-Star experience that won raves from all who participated.

"I think Nashville set the bar really, really high," said Metropolitan Division Coach Barry Trotz, a former coach of the Nashville Predators. "It's going to be tough for the next cities to match."

Next year the host city is Los Angeles, on Jan. 28-29, at Staples Center. The Kings sent a large delegation here to study how the Predators and the NHL staged events, leaving with positive impressions and the hope they can use the area around Staples Center and L.A. Live...