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Captains, Jaromir Jagr and John Tavares for the Eastern Conference, and Patrick Kane and John Scott for the Western Conference, led the selection process to determine which players participated in the six Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ events. Each of the 44 All-Stars competed in at least one of the six rounds of skill-based contests.

Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater™
Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge™
DraftKings NHL Accuracy Shooting™
Gatorade NHL Skills Challenge Relay™
AMP Energy NHL Hardest Shot™
Discover NHL Shootout™

Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater™

Four players from each team tested their speed, facing off against an opponent in a two-skater race. The race track for the head-to-head match-ups was the border of the rink split in half lengthways. Timing devices recorded each skater to determine the winner of each match. The skater with the fastest time in the head-to-head match-ups will skate a full lap of the outside border of the rink, in the direction of their choosing, in an attempt to break Mike Gartner's record (13.386).

Points Available: 6 - The winner of each match-up scored one point; the team with the fastest skater scored a bonus point; Larkin awarded extra bonus point for breaking Mike Gartner's record for one lap (outside course) - 12.894 seconds.

Participants

East: Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings; Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets; Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators; Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins
West: Roman Josi, Nashville Predators; Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche; Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers; Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets

Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge™

Each team provided one goalie to participate in this challenge. Each shooter attempted two shots, and teams alternated after each shot. Style, creativity, and flair were encouraged. NHL penalty shot rules do not apply.

As soon as the last competitor completed his routine, fans in-arena and watching on television in the U.S. and Canada got another opportunity to make their case on Twitter by casting their vote using the hashtag that corresponds to the player of their choice. The shooter with the highest fan vote, P.K. Subban, was crowned the Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge™ winner and scored one point for his team.

Points Available: 1 - The shooter with the highest percentage of fan votes scores one point.

Participants

East: Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets; Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals; P.K. Subban, Montreal Canadiens; Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils
West: James Neal, Nashville Predators; Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche; Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks; Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings

DraftKings NHL Accuracy Shooting™

Four shooters from each team participated, with two additional players serving as passers. This event consisted of four head-to-head match-ups, with one shooter from each team per round. The goal is to hit four 15-inch diameter targets located in each corner of the net. The teams were be situated at opposite ends of the rink, and alternated attempts. The first shooter to hit all four targets wins.

Points Available: 5 -The winner of each match-up scores one point; the player who hits all four targets in the fastest time scores the bonus point.

Participants

East shooters: John Tavares, New York Islanders; Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins; Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers; Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
East passers: Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals; Jaromir Jagr, Florida Panthers

West shooters: Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks; Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks; Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks, Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars
West passers: Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings; Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues

Gatorade NHL Skills Challenge Relay™

This timed relay event - involving 14 skaters and two goalies from each team - consisted of four relays with five challenges each: One Timers, with three shooters and one passer per team; Passing, with one passer per team; Puck Control, with one skater per team; Stick-Handling, with one skater per team; and Goalie Goals, with one goalie per team.

Each skill had to be completed before moving on to the next challenge with the exception of one timers, passing and goalie goals in which a maximum of forty-five seconds was allocated. The goal was to finish all five challenges faster than the opponent.

Points Available: 3 - The team with the fastest time in each heat scores one point; the team with the fastest overall time scores one bonus point.

Participants

East:
One-timer right shooters: Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers; Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators; Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning;
One-timer passers: 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: Jaromir Jagr, Florida Panthers
Mini-net passer: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals
Puck Control relay: Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins
Stick handling: Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings
Goalie Goals: Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Lightning

West:
One-timer right shooters: Shea Weber, Nashville Predators; Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings; Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks
One-timer passers: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers
Mini-net passer: Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
Puck control relay: Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames
Stick Handling: Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Goalie Goals: Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators
One-timer left shooters: Mark Giordano, Calgary Flames; James Neal, Nashville Predators; Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues
One-timer passer: Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche
Mini-net passer: Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars
Puck Control relay: Roman Josi, Nashville Predators
Stick handling: Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars
Goalie Goals: Devan Dubnyk, Minnesota Wild

AMP Energy NHL Hardest Shot™

Four shooters from each team tested their slap shot skill in a head-to-head match-up. Each player attempted two shots, with teams alternating after each player. One puck was placed 30 feet from the center of the net. Each shot was calculated in miles per hour (mph), with the highest speed of their two shots recorded.

Points Available: 5 - The winner of each match-up scores one point; the team with the player who has the fastest speed scores one bonus point.

Participants

East: Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers; Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins; Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning; P.K. Subban, Montreal Canadiens

West: Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets; Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars; John Scott; Shea Weber, Nashville Predators

Discover NHL Shootout™

18 skaters and three goaltenders from each team participated in the three-round shootout. During each two-minute round, six skaters and one goalie from each team will take the ice. Teams will alternate after each shot with each player having a maximum of 10 seconds to take a shot. Players one and three from each team were designated Discover puck players, each goal scored by these players counted as two points. NHL shootout rules apply to each scoring attempt.

Points Available: 1 point for every goal scored; 2 points for every goal scored with a Discover puck.

Participants

Shootout Round 1:

East: Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins; Jaromir Jagr, Florida Panthers; P.K. Subban, Montreal Canadiens; Ryan O'Reilly, Buffalo Sabres; Leo Komarov, Toronto Maple Leafs; Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers; Roberto Luongo, Florida Panthers

West: Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks; Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche, Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks; Mark Giordano, Calgary Flames; Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues; Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks; Devan Dubnyk, Minnesota Wild

Shootout Round 2:

East: Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins; Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals; Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning; Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals; Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers; Justin Faulk, Carolina Hurricanes; Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals

West: Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks; Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers; Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars; James Neal, Nashville Predators; Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames; Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets; John Gibson, Anaheim Ducks

Shootout Round 3:

East: Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers; Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings; John Tavares, New York Islanders; Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins; Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators; Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets; Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils;

West: John Scott; Shea Weber, Nashville Predators; Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars; Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks; Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings; Roman Josi, Nashville Predators; Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators

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