EDMONTON, AB - Team Orange beat Team White by a score of 20-17 at the 2018 Oilers Skills Competition, presented by Rogers in front of a sold-out crowd of 18,347 people.
View our breakdown of the day event by event below.
Some of the highlights include Connor McDavid winning fastest skater with a time of 13.744, Kris Russell being King of the Shootout, and Matt Benning winning Hardest Shot, clocking 101.5 miles per hour.
Video: SKILLS | McDavid wins Fastest Skater
The team with fastest youth hockey skater was awarded one point, while the three fastest Oilers skaters are awarded points based on how they placed (1st - 3, 2nd - 2, 3rd - 1).
Youth Skater: 17.386
Puljujarvi: 14.094 (3rd - 1 point)
Backwards: Auvitu: 16.428
TEAM WHITE: (Awarded 1 point for fastest average)
Youth Skater: 15.922 (1 point)
Slepyshev: 14.006 (2nd - 2 points)
McDavid: 13.744 (1st - 3 points)
Backwards: Benning: 16.130 (1 point)
In the backwards skating, the team with the fastest skater was awarded one point, and the team with overall fastest average for the entire event (including backwards lap) was awarded one point.
Players traded chances on net, with the winner of youth skater fan vote being awarded one point. The winner of each Oilers shooter fan vote was awarded one point.
Youth Shooter: Ethan Cerone (Awarded 1 point)
Russell - Tries to go five-hole, denied... On second try, stopped by Montoya's glove (Awarded 1 point)
Kassian - Lights stick on fire, tries to pool-stick it in, bats in with glove... On second shot, denied by Montoya (Awarded 1 point)
Draisaitl - Denied wide... On second try, slap shot from high slot is denied
Maroon - Using football, backhand is denied... On second shot with a puck, fires into side of net
Video: SKILLS 2018 | Breakaway Challenge
Youth Shooter: Emric Cadieux
Sekera - Denied by Talbot... On second try, tries to flip over the glove, denied
Letestu - Kick save by Talbot... on second try he loses puck at top of crease
Strome - Between the legs, backhand goes in... On second try, picks puck up on blade but fires right into Talbot (Awarded 1 point)
Cammalleri - Uses a football, scores by bouncing it under Talbot... On second try, denied (Awarded 1 point)
The winning youth hockey team was awarded one point.
Video: SKILLS 2018 | Draisaitl wins Accurate Shooter
Oilers Shooters (Awarded 1 point for fastest total):
Draisaitl: 8.936 (Awarded 1 point)
Passers: Russell & Pakarinen
Video: SKILLS 2018 | Accuracy Shooting
Youth Shooter: (Awarded 1 point)
Passers: Sekera & Slepyshev
The team with the individual winner was awarded one point. The winner was determined as quickest time to hit all four targets. The team with lowest combined total time was awarded one point.
SKILLS CHALLENGE RELAY
The winning team was awarded five points.
Video: SKILLS 2018 | Skills Challenge Relay
TEAM ORANGE: 1:40:692 (Awarded 5 points)
One-Timers: Klefbom & Puljujarvi Passer: Davidson
Saucer Pass: Maroon
Puck Control: Caggiula & Kassian
Goalie Goal: Talbot
TEAM WHITE: 1:46:996
One-Timers: Nurse & Cammalleri
Saucer Pass: Khaira
Puck Control: Lucic
Goalie Goal: Montoya
The winning youth skater earned one point, while the hardest Oilers individual shot also earned one point. The team with highest average got one point.
Youth Hockey Shooter: Kaden Bogden: 29.5, 72.8 (Awarded one point)
Auvitu: 93.3, 93.4
Klefbom: 99.0, 95.7
Pakarinen: 99.3, 99.4
Maroon: 98.3, 99.3
Video: SKILLS 2018 | Hardest Shot Competition
TEAM WHITE: (Awarded 1 point for highest total)
Youth Hockey Shooter: Gabriel Hegedus: 69.1, 67.0
Benning: 99.7, 101.5 (Awarded 1 point)
Nurse: 99.9. 100.3
Slepyshev: 98.9, 100.3
Lucic: 99.3, 98.0
KING OF THE SHOOTOUT
Each youth skater goal was worth one point, as was each Oilers goal.
- Youth Skater Goals: 2
- Hunter: 0
- Pakarinen: 1
- Kassian: 0
- Caggiula: 1
- Klefbom: 1
- Russell: 2
- Auvitu: 0
- Davidson: 0
- Maroon: 0
- Puljujarvi: 1
- Draisaitl: 0
Video: SKILLS 2018 | King of the Shootout
- Youth Skater Goals: 1
- Strome: 1
- Lucic: 1
- Sekera: 1
- Benning: 0
- Nurse: 0
- Khaira: 0
- Slepyshev: 0
- Letestu: 0
- Cammalleri: 0
- McDavid: 0