The NHL All-Star weekend is going down in Ottawa and the skills competition was held on Saturday evening. There was a full complement of events, and the Breakaway Competition provided the greatest entertainment.
Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane won the competition by going Superman with a cape and dive for his goal. He says he was inspired by Dwight Howard who went Superman in the dunk competition. Here is the video:
Kane also shot an “exploding puck” later in the competition. He says it was created by cutting a real puck into four pieces and gluing it back together.
Ducks winger Corey Perry had a pretty sweet trick as well. He pulled out a mini stick from his pants for his attempt:
And of course we can’t leave out the 108.8 mph slapshot from Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara that broke his own record:
NHL.com has the full results from the All-Star competition, which is generally the most entertaining aspect of the weekend.
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