Toronto native Drake will perform at this year’s 2012 NHL All-Star Game, slated for Ottawa, Ontario, on this Sunday, January 29, according to an announcement made today (January 25). Joining Drake will be New York’s Outasight, as well as singer Javier Colon, who recently was crowned champion on NBC’s first season of The Voice.
Currently, Drake is to perform during the game’s second intermission, while Outasight will perform his single, “Tonight Is The Night” during the player introductions, according to Billboard.
Both the United States and Canadian National Anthems will be sung and handled by Colon and Ottowa Senators anthem singer Lyndon Slewidge.
Currently, three players from Drake’s hometown team, the Toronta Maple Leafs, will be playing in the All-Star Game: Phil Kessel, Joffrey Lupul, and Dion Phaneuf.
The 2012 NHL All-Star Game will air live on NBC this Sunday, January 29 at 4 PM EST.