The rosters for the 2016 NHL Skills Competition are out, and Claude Giroux will play a big role for the Eastern Conference team on Saturday night at the annual event.
The Flyers captain, the only representative from Philadelphia going to Nashville, will take part in the Accuracy Shooting competition, the stick handling portion of the Skills Challenge Relay, and the Shootout at the end of the night. Every player will participate in that last one.
The event can be seen at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN in the United States, and Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada.
See the full list of Eastern Conference participants below. Sorry for all the branding.
Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater
Dylan Larkin (Detroit Red Wings), Brandon Saad (Columbus Blue Jackets), Erik Karlsson (Ottawa Senators), Kris Letang (Pittsburgh Penguins)
Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge
Evgeny Kuznetsov (Washington Capitals), Brandon Saad (Columbus Blue Jackets), P.K. Subban (Montreal Canadiens), Cory Schneider (New Jersey Devils)
DraftKings NHL Accuracy Shooting
AMP Energy NHL Hardest Shot
Gatorade NHL Skills Challenge Relay
- One-timer right shooters: Aaron Ekblad (Florida Panthers), Kris Letang (Pittsburgh Penguins), Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay Lightning)
- One-timer passer: Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins)
- Mini-net passer: Nicklas Backstrom (Washington Capitals)
- Puck control relay: Justin Faulk (Carolina Hurricanes)
- Stick Handling: Claude Giroux (Philadelphia Flyers)
- Goalie Goals: Braden Holtby (Washington Capitals)
- One-timer left shooters: Ryan McDonagh (New York Rangers), Leo Komarov (Toronto Maple Leafs), Ryan O'Reilly (Buffalo Sabres)
- One-timer passer: Evgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh Penguins)
- Mini-net passer: Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins)
- Stick handling: Dylan Larkin (Detroit Red Wings)
- Goalie Goals: Ben Bishop (Tampa Bay Lightning)