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AP source: NHL All-Star game to feature women's 3-on-3 event

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United States' Megan Keller (5) celebrates her goal with Dani Cameranesi (24), Emily Matheson (8) and Annie Pankowski (27) during the first period of a rivalry series women's hockey game against Canada in Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A person with direct knowledge of the plans says women's national team players representing the United States and Canada will compete in a 3-on-3 event at the NHL All-Star game in two weeks.

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the NHL isn't to announce its plans until later this week.

ESPN.com first reported the news. It's unclear when the scrimmage will be held during the weekend of festivities in St. Louis. The All-Star game is Jan. 25. 

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