NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Eastern Conference All-Stars absolutely crushed the Western Costnference All-Stars (and John Scott) by a score of 29-12 at the 2016 NHL Skills Competition on Saturday night.
Flyers captain Claude Giroux participated in three events. He earned two points in the NHL Shootout at the end of the night, he lost his accuracy shooting contest head-to-head with Corey Perry from the Anaheim Ducks, and in the skills challenge relay he absolutely crushed his stickhandling portion of the contest.
Here are the full results:
Fastest Skater: Dylan Larkin wins overall best time, sets new record
Running Score: East 5, West 1.
- Heat 1: Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings / 12.894
- Heat 2: Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets / 13.634
- Heat 3: Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators / 14.630
- Heat 4: Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins / 14.081
- Heat 1: Roman Josi, Nashville Predators / 13.527
- Heat 2: Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche / 14.026
- Heat 3: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers / 13.654
- Heat 4: Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets / 14.203
Points were awarded for the best times in each heat. The East won three and the West won one.
Dylan Larkin won the contest with the best time, and at the end he had a chance to do a full-rink lap to beat Mike Gartner's record of 13.386. He did, just barely at 13., and earned the East an extra point as a result.
stats via NHL.com
NHL Breakaway Challenge: P.K. Subban wins.
Running Score: East 6, West 1
P.K. Subban was the winner with 31 percent of the vote, giving the East the win. There were three shooters from each team. Only one point is available, and the audience voted on their favorite with a hash tag on Twitter.
Brent Burns brought out his kid. P.K. Subban showed off his hands and then imitated Jaromir Jagr. Best.
Didn’t score but daaaaamn pic.twitter.com/TJnnjYujxP— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) January 31, 2016
How do I legally marry a Vine? https://t.co/VKOBUh6vft— January Jonezo (@davelozo) January 31, 2016
Accuracy Shooting: John Tavares wins overall best time.
Running Score: East 9, West 3.
Four pairs of players went head-to-head, with a point awarded for each head-to-head contest. The fastest overall time earned a bonus point. Claude Giroux lost to Corey Perry by about four seconds.
Here were the totals:
- Round 1: John Tavares, New York Islanders / 12.294, Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks / TBD
- Round 2: Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins / 23.362, Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks / 14.088
- Round 3: Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers / 17.254, Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks / 13.771
- Round 4: Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins / 16.179, Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars / 16.664
Skills Challenge Relay: Teams split, each earn point.
Running Score: East 10, West 4
Teams ran through a relay that included one timers from ivarious angles, passing accuracy (shooting pucks into very tiny nets), puck control, stick handling and goalies shooting ice-length goals. One point was awarded for the fastest of each of two heats.
- Heat 1: East / 1:38.410 def. West / 2:15.371
- Heat 2: West / 1:27.687 def. East / 1:44.446
Hardest Shot: Shea Weber wins with 108.1 mph, West wins 3-2
Running Score: East 12, West 8.
Four players from each conference went head-to-head, with the winner earning a point for his team. Players had two chances, and their top speed was kept. A bonus point was awarded to the overall hardest shot.
- Dustin Byfuglien (99.6 / 99.4) def. Aaron Ekblad (91.9 / 93.4). West earns point.
- Evgeni Malkin (97.0 / 94.1) def. Tyler Seguin (91.2 / 95.0). East earns point.
- Steven Stamkos (98.5 / 103.9) def. John Scott (92.6 / 95.9). East earns point.
- Shea Weber (105.3 / 108.1) def. P.K. Subban (102.3 / 101.3). West earns two points.
108.1 https://t.co/vXjAWtkeIC— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) January 31, 2016
18 shooters from each team went in on a shootout, with each goal counting as one point. Broken up into three rounds of six shooters each, with each round lasting two minutes. The first and third shooters in each round were worth two points each. Regular NHL shootout rules applied. Every player participated.
Round 1: East 4, West 0.
- Patrick Kane (two points): miss, miss
- Evgeni Malkin (two): goal, goal
- Matt Duchene: miss, miss
- Jaromir Jagr: miss, miss
- Brent Burns (two): miss, miss
- P.K. Subban (two): miss, miss
- Mark Giordano: miss
- Ryan O'Reilly: miss
- Vladimir Tarasenko: miss
- Leo Komarov: miss
- Daniel Sedin: miss
- Aaron Ekblad: miss
Round 2: East 9, West 2.
- Joe Pavelski (two): goal, miss
- Patrice Bergeron (two): goal, goal
- Taylor Hall: miss, miss
- Nicklas Backstrom: goal, miss
- Jamie Benn: miss, miss
- Steven Stamkos (two): goal
- James Neal: miss
- Evgeny Kuznetsov: miss
- Johnny Gaudreau: miss
- Ryan McDonagh: goal
- Dustin Byfuglien: miss
- Justin Faulk: goal
Round 3: East 4, West 2.
- John Scott (two): miss, miss
- Claude Giroux (two): goal, miss
- Shea Weber: miss, miss
- Dylan Larkin: goal, goal
- Tyler Seguin (two): goal, miss
- John Tavares (two): miss, miss
- Corey Perry: miss, miss
- Kris Letang: miss
- Drew Doughty: miss
- Erik Karlsson: miss
- Roman Josi: miss
- Brandon Saad: miss
Final Score: East 29, West 12
stats via NHL.com