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Tkachuk family bonds at NHL All-Star Weekend

3 generations gather for rare chance to see brothers as teammates

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Matthew Tkachuk was named the MVP of the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, but the biggest star of the family the past few days may have been his grandmother.

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All-Star blog: Matthew Tkachuk

Panthers forward reflects on playing with brother Brady, being named MVP

by Matthew Tkachuk / Special to NHL.com

Florida Panthers forward Matthew Tkachuk kept a blog throughout the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. In his third and final installment, he talks about wrapping up the festivities with MVP honors after finishing with seven points (four goals, three assists) for the Atlantic Division, which won the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Game.

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Tkachuk named MVP as Atlantic wins 2023 NHL All-Star Game

by Jameson Olive @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers couldn't have asked for a better end to NHL All-Star Week.

Taking home MVP honors, Matthew Tkachuk racked up seven points (four goals, three assists) to help the Atlantic Division claim victory at the 2023 NHL All-Star Game at FLA Live Arena on Saturday.

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Press Release

NHL, Panthers to renovate outdoor rink as 2023 All-Star Weekend legacy

Ft. Lauderdale facility will be refurbished, suitable for inline skates, sneakers

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK/FT. LAUDERDALE - As a legacy to the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend in South Florida, the Florida Panthers and the National Hockey League (NHL) will contribute a joint donation to refurbish and revitalize an outdoor hockey rink at Holiday Park. 

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Skills Competition

Florida provides NHL chance to try different events at All-Star Skills

Pitch 'n Puck, Splash Shot pay tribute to market with help from sunny skies, warm temperatures

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Aleksander Barkov sat on the bench, looking over the ice as if it were the beach.

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Beach Balls & Bucket Hats: Barkov, Tkachuk have fun at All-Star Skills

by Jameson Olive @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Sitting at the podium together at FLA Live Arena following NHL All-Star Skills on Friday, Aleksander Barkov was dressed as a lifeguard, while Matthew Tkachuk sported a tropical shirt and boardshorts. 

Isn't that what NHL All-Star Weekend in South Florida is all about?

Putting on a show for the home crowd, the Florida Panthers' All-Star duo had a blast while participating in various fun and skill-centric competitions throughout the star-studded event.

"Just to be out there and see the crowd and see the excitement and see all the guys do their thing, that was a lot of fun," Barkov said.

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All-Star blog: Matthew Tkachuk

Panthers forward looks back on his, Ovechkin's son's participation in Breakaway Challenge

by Matthew Tkachuk / Special to NHL.com

Florida Panthers forward Matthew Tkachuk will be keeping a blog throughout the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. In his second installment, he talks about his effort in the Great Clips NHL Breakaway Challenge at the 2023 NHL All-Star Skills presented by DraftKings Sportsbook and what he is looking forward to most at the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday (3 p.m. ET; ABC, ESPN+, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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'It never gets old': Luongo gets warm reception at NHL All-Star Skills

The "Luu!" chants returned to FLA Live Arena during NHL All-Star Skills on Friday

by Jameson Olive @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

All-Star Skills: Roberto Luongo

All-Star Skills: Roberto Luongo

Former Florida Panthers goaltender and Hockey Hall of Famer Roberto Luongo talks about returning to the net for the 2023 NHL All-Star Skills.

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SUNRISE, Fla. -- Roberto Luongo hit the ice to a familiar sound.

"Luuuuu!"

Between the pipes for the first time since retired from the NHL, the former Florida Panthers goaltender received a warm reception during NHL All-Star Skills at FLA Live Arena on Friday.

"It never gets old," said Luongo, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame back in November. "It's always fun. I had a little bit of that in Toronto during the Hall-of-Fame week. Any time I'm in front of the fans here in Florida, it's great. It brought back some good memories."

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'Perfect spot for hockey': NHL All-Stars speak on trip to South Florida

by Rob Darragh @FlaPanthers / FloridaPanthers.com

FORT LAUDERDALE - The NHL All-Stars arrived in South Florida on Thursday to a perfect 80 degree and sunny day.

Anaheim Ducks forward Troy Terry (2x All-Star), Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak (3x All-Star), Boston Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark (1st appearance), Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov (1st appearance), Minnesota Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov (2x All-Star), and Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros (2x All-Star) spoke on their thoughts and first impressions of NHL All-Star Week, what they are looking forward throughout the event, and what to watch for this weekend.

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Skills Competition

NHL All-Stars, fans get warm welcome in sunny Florida

'It feels like a vacation right now,' players say before Skills, Game get going

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Jason Robertson looked over his left shoulder in the direction of his Dallas Stars teammates.

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