Logo, details announced for 2023 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic
The ECHL, in conjunction with the Norfolk Admirals, unveiled the logo for the 2023 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic on Saturday, along with other details for the League’s mid-season showcase.
The event logo, designed by Rose Harvest Design, prominently features the Admirals anchor and Warrior logo in the host team’s traditional navy blue and gold.
The 2023 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic will consist of a tournament featuring the ECHL All-Stars and the Norfolk Admirals, with an integrated skills competition with points counting towards each team’s score.
The match will take place on Monday 16th January 2023 at the Norfolk Scope Arena. Other events in the city of Norfolk include the official induction ceremony for the 15th class of the ECHL Hall of Fame and the All-Star Fan Fest. The Norfolk Admirals will announce ticket information and availability at a later date.
The 2023 ECHL All-Star Classic marks Norfolk’s second time hosting the event after hosting the League’s second event in 1994. Norfolk join Reading (2005 and 2009) as the only hosts twice in the history of the ECHL Star Classic. The ECHL All-Star Classic traditionally generates over $1 million in economic impact as guests, players, coaches and fans occupy hotel rooms and spend three days in the host city.
Launched in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces entering its 34th season in 2021-22. There have been 719 players who have played in the National Hockey League after beginning their careers in the ECHL, including 21 who made their NHL debut in the 2021-22 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 27 of the NHL’s 32 teams in 2021-22, marking the 25th straight season the league has affiliations with at least 20 NHL teams. Further information on ECHL is available on its website ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook.