NHL All-Star Weekend

On Friday the NHL skills competition was held and on Saturday was the All-star game. It was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, home to the Vegas Golden Knights. For the 6th consecutive All-Star Game they played a 3-on-3 format. With teams for each of the league’s 4 divisions. The night before was the skills with 5 events that returned from previous years and 2 events from the Las Vegas locations.

The skills competition was the night before on February 4th. The events included Save streak, Accuracy shooting, Fastest skater, Hardest skater, Breakaway challenge, and Accuracy shooting. Those events have been used in previous event but with the weekend being in Las Vegas they added the Fountain Face-off that was outside at the Fountains of Bellagio, and the NHL 21 In ’22 and it was on that Las Vegas Strip. The winners were Jordan Kyrou for the Fastest skater, Jack Campbell and Andrei Vasilevskiy won the Save streak, Victor Hedman with the Hardest Shot, Sebastian Aho won the Accuracy shooting, Zach Werenski won the Fountain Face-off, and Joe Pavelski was the winner of the NHL 21 In ’22.

Each game was two 10-minute periods of 3-on-3 play. The winning team would split a $1 million prize to split between them. Metropolitan and Pacific played first and the Metropolitan division walked away with the first win, the final score was 6-4. In the second game between the Central division beat the Atlantic 8-5. In the final game between the winning divisions Metropolitan was able to win with 5 goals and Central with 3.

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