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CHICAGO - MAY 28: James Van Riemsdyk #21 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates up the ice during Stanley Cup practice at the United Center on May 28, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - MAY 28: James Van Riemsdyk #21 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates up the ice during Stanley Cup practice at the United Center on May 28, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA -- James van Riemsdyk was the big story at the Wells Fargo Center, stealing the show at the Flyers' 2010 Skills Competition by blasting a 100-plus mile per hour shot during the hardest shot event. Aside from that, JVR beat Nikolay Zherdev in the puck control relay and was a key cog in the road to victory for Team Orange. 

Over 11,000 fans -- enough to fill the lower bowl -- were on hand for the event, which absolutely flew by in just under an hour. The final score was 10-8 in favor of the Orange side. Team White had a chance to come out on top in the final round of the final event, the breakaway relay, after Michael Leighton shut out the final six attempts from the Orange side. Sergei Bobrovsky was up to the task for his side, though, shutting out the final six attempts from Team White to seal the deal.

Some other highlights:

- After falling on a turn during the one-on-one puck control relay, Nikolay Zherdev got up, picked up the puck and playfully shot it at van Riemsdyk, his competitor, as No. 21 crossed the finish line. Pretty hilarious.

- Andrej Meszaros' first goal in the breakaway relay was a dazzler -- between the legs and everything. Hopefully we can get video of that at some point, because it was awesome.

- Claude Giroux didn't score a goal in the breakaway shootout, only because he was trying out a few new moves. For the fans, right? 

Full results, courtesy of the Flyers PR department, after the jump.

EVENT 1 - PUCK CONTROL RELAY

Relay Race

Team White (Giroux/Briere/Zherdev) defeated Team Orange (Leino/Nodl/van Riemsdyk)

One-on-One

James van Riemsdyk (Team Orange) defeated Nikolay Zherdev (Team White)

Orange 1 - White 1

EVENT 2 - FASTEST SKATER 

Team Orange                                                           Team White

van Riemsdyk           14.118                                  Coburn                       14.640

Bartulis                       15.250                                  Powe                           14.651

Nodl                            14.096                                  Zherdev                      14.607 

Average                     14.488                                 Average                      14.632

Orange 3 - White 1

EVENT 3 - HARDEST SHOT

Team Orange                                                           Team White

Meszaros                   98.6                                        Coburn                       95.7

Carter                         95.7                                        Hartnell                       95.8

van Riemsdyk         101.5                                      Carcillo                       94.0

Bartulis                       95.0                                        Powe                          90.9

Average                    97.7                                        Average                     94.1

Orange 5 - White 1

EVENT 4 - ACCURACY SHOOTING

Team Orange                                                           Team White

Timonen                     4 for 7                                     Briere                         4 for 6

Carter                         3 for 8                                     Carle                           4 for 6

Nodl                            3 for 7                                     Hartnell                     4 for 5

Total                            10 for 22                                Total                           12 for 17

Orange 5 - White 3

EVENT 5 - POWER PLAY

Team Orange                                                           Team White

Round 1                                                                      Round 1

Timonen/van Riemsdyk/Leino - 0 goals               Giroux/Briere/Zherdev - 2 goals

Round 2                                                                      Round 2

Nodl/Betts/Shelley - 1 goal                                     Powe/Carcillo/Hartnell - 0 goals

Orange 6 - White 5

EVENT 6 - BREAKAWAY RELAY 

Team Orange                                                           Team White

Round 1                                                                      Round 1

van Riemsdyk - 1                                                     Giroux - 0

Leino - 0                                                                    Zherdev - 0

Shelley - 0                                                                 Coburn - 1

Round 2                                                                     Round 2

Meszaros - 2                                                             Briere - 1

van Riemsdyk - 1                                                     Carcillo - 1

Timonen - 0                                                               Powe - 0

Round 3                                                                      Round 3

Nodl - 0                                                                      Hartnell - 0

Betts - 0                                                                     Carle - 0

Bartulis - 0                                                                 O'Donnell - 0

Final score: Team Orange 10, Team White 8