Actor and comedian Jay Mohr will host the 2010 NHL Awards on June 23 at the Pearl Concert Theater inside The Palms Hotel in Las Vegas as the stars of Hollywood and hockey come together to honor the National Hockey League's best.
As previously announced, the star-studded show will feature Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg, CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos, Florida rockers Shinedown, Grammy Award-nominated rapper Snoop Dogg, the world famous Cirque du Soleil and many of the NHL's biggest stars. Drummer, musician and music producer Travis Barker has joined the lineup of performers.
Snoop Dogg and Barker will open the broadcast with a pre-taped performance of "I Wanna Rock," followed by a live performance by Barker featuring special guests later in the show. All musical performances will be presented by Verizon.
The special guests and presenters will include actors Jamie Kennedy ("Finding Bliss"), John Slattery ("Mad Men," "The Adjustment Bureau"), Kevin Zegers ("Transamerica") and Leven Rambin ("Grey's Anatomy," "Scoundrels"); actor / director D.B. Sweeney ("The Cutting Edge," "Two Tickets to Paradise"); legendary Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer; CBC host Ron MacLean; and Reese Waters, host of "The Daily Line" on Versus will join Wahlberg, a Boston native and longtime hockey fan and Stroumboulopoulos. Former NHL stars Luc Robitaille, Jeremy Roenick, Guy Lafleur and Eddie Olczyk also will present awards.