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Day Five: Skills Competition Unveiled

by Dyan LeBourdais / New York Islanders

We know you've all been waiting for the rundown of the skills competition. So here it goes:

Skill Blue Team White Team
The Hardest Shot: 1. Mayfield 1. Pedan
2. Theoret 2. Donovan
3. Katic                              3. Trivino                             

Each player will have two shots. Both shots count, but only the hardest shot (miles per hour) will be recorded.

The Rapid Fire Test:  1. Persson    1. DiBenedetto
2. de Haan 2. Lee
3. Sundstrom 3. Ness
4. Cizikas 4. Nelson
Shooting on Rosen/Nilsson Shooting on Riopel/Rawlings

This competition tests the goalies. All three skaters will be armed with three pucks each and will shoot from inside the top of the faceoff circle. Each goalie will face nine shots each.

The Breakaway: 1. Niederreiter              1. Kichton                      
2. Strome 2. Ullstrom
3. Kabanov 3. Rakhshani
Shooting on Nilsson Shooting on Rawlings

This is the standard shootout challenge. Each skater will have one opportunity to score on the other team's goaltender.

Team Breakaway:  
Shooting on Rosen            Shooting on Riopel            

All the skaters from each team will participate in this challenge. All the skaters must be on their bench other than the two players trying to score. The first skater will start on the blueline as he heads for a shot on his opposing team's goaltender. If he misses the shot, he must place the puck back on the blueline before his teammate is allowed on the ice to take the next shot. The first team to score seven goals wins.

Scoring: The winning team of each skills competition will be awarded one point, which will be added on to the final score from the scrimmage.
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