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Team Lidstrom players react during the third period

Team Lidstrom players react during the third period against Team Staal in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Photos from the skills competition and other events at NHL All-Star Weekend in North Carolina.

Team Staal's Jeff Skinner (53), of the Carolina
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Team Staal's Jeff Skinner (53), of the Carolina Hurricanes, moves up ice as Team Lidstrom's Martin St. Louis, of the Tampa Bay Lightning, looks on during the third period of hockey's NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores
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Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores a third period goal past Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Lidstrom player Steven Stamkos #91 of the
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Team Lidstrom player Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning vies for the puck with Team Staal player Kris Letang #58 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Lidstrom players react during the third period
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Team Lidstrom players react during the third period against Team Staal in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Staal player Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New
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Team Staal player Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New York Rangers makes a save against Team Lidstrom in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Lidstrom goalie Jonas Hiller #1 of the
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Team Lidstrom goalie Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks guards against Team Staal player Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Staal player Jeff Skinner #53 of the
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Team Staal player Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes controls the puck against Team Lidstrom player Martin Havlat #24 of the Minnesota Wild in the second period of the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Staal player Jeff Skinner #53 of the
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Team Staal player Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes controls the puck against Team Lidstrom players Duncan Keith #2 of of the Chicago Blackhawks and Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Staal's Jeff Skinner, of the Carolina Hurricanes,
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Team Staal's Jeff Skinner, of the Carolina Hurricanes, heads up ice as Team Lidstrom defenders chase during the third period of hockey's NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes and
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Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Team Staal vies for the puck with Loui Eriksson #21 of the Dallas Stars and Team Lidstrom in the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Team Lidstrom captain Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the
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Team Lidstrom captain Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings shakes hands with Team Staal captain Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes after the 58th NHL All-Star Game. (Jan. 30, 2011)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Corey Perry #10
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks scores a goal against Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: P.K. Subban #76
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot on Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Alexander Ovechkin #8
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals competes against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on his way to winning the breakaway challenge during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Corey Perry #10
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks talks to Tyler Seguin #19 of the Boston Bruins during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Patrick Kane #88
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks takes video during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Taylor Hall #4
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers shoots the puck against Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Brad Richards (91) of the Dallas Stars shoots
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Brad Richards (91) of the Dallas Stars shoots on Henrik Lundqvist (30) of New York Rangers in the elimination shootout during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Jonathan Toews #19
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots the puck against Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Cam Ward #30
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New York Rangers smile during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Michael Grabner has goals in six consecutive games
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Michael Grabner has goals in six consecutive games and 25 on the season to lead all rookies. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Duncan Keith #2 of of the Chicago Blackhawks
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Duncan Keith #2 of of the Chicago Blackhawks is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 and Keith Yandle #3 of
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Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes look on during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins looks
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Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot
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P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot on Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot
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P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot on Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals breaks
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals breaks his stick during the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Atlanta Thrashers takes
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Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Atlanta Thrashers takes part in the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: during the Honda
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RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 29: during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the RBC Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers shoots on Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New York Rangers in the elimination shootout during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Players react during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition
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Players react during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes scores
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Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes scores on Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins during the eliminatin shootout of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Team Staal's Zdeno Chara, of the Boston Bruins
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Team Staal's Zdeno Chara, of the Boston Bruins (33) hits a record shot of 105.9 MPH during the Hardest Shot event at the NHL All Star Skills Hockey competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens looks
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P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens looks on during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens is
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P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Tyler Ennis #63 of the Buffalo Sabres competes
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Tyler Ennis #63 of the Buffalo Sabres competes in the G Series NHL Skills Challenge Relay during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings
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Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings shoots on Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New York Rangers during the elimination shootout in the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins shoots
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Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins shoots on Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot
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P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens shoot on Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay
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Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots on Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens during the elimination shootout in the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Jonathan Toews #19 talks to Patrick Sharp #10
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Jonathan Toews #19 talks to Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhaws during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers participates
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Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers participates in the skills challenge relay during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning competes in the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals holds
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals holds his broken stick during the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals reacts
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals reacts during the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Brad Richards (91) of the Dallas Stars competes
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Brad Richards (91) of the Dallas Stars competes during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins competes
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Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins competes on his way to winning the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals lays
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals lays on the ice during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals breaks
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals breaks his stick during the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers participates in the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators competes
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Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators competes in the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders
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Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders skates on his way to winning fastest skater during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning competes for fastest skater during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers
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Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers looks on during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators competes
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Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators competes in the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins celebrates
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Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins celebrates after winning the hardest shot part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay
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Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New York Rangers during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Brent Burns #8 of the Minnesota Wild shoots
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Brent Burns #8 of the Minnesota Wild shoots against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of New York Rangers during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Jeff Skinnger #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes shoots
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Jeff Skinnger #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes shoots against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the elimination shootout part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Kris Letang #58 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is
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Kris Letang #58 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes is
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Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers
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Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers competes for fastest skater during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks competes
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Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks competes for fastest skater during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes is
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Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers is
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Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition part of 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Team Lidstrom's Steven Stamkos, of the Tampa Bay
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Team Lidstrom's Steven Stamkos, of the Tampa Bay Lightning (91) works in the fastest skater routine during the NHL All Star Skills Hockey competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers participates
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Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers participates in the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Derek Stepan participates in the NHL All-Star Skills
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Derek Stepan participates in the NHL All-Star Skills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens wears
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P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens wears a Skinner jersey in the breakaway challenge during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Loui Eriksson #21 of the Dallas Stars shoots
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Loui Eriksson #21 of the Dallas Stars shoots against Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens in the accuracy shooting part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals competes
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals competes on his way to winning the breakaway challenge during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Team Staal's Alex Ovechkin, of the Washington Capitals
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Team Staal's Alex Ovechkin, of the Washington Capitals (8) breaks his stick during the Hardest Shot event at the NHL All Star Skills Hockey competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals competes
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Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals competes on his wat to winning the breakaway challenge during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins competes
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Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins competes for fastest skater during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche participates
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Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche participates in the skills challenge relay during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes participates
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Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes participates in the skills challenge relay during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks
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Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes is
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Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes is introduced during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots
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Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots during the accuracy shooting part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers shoots on goal during the accuracy shooting part of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers competes
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Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers competes for fastest skater during the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. (Jan. 29, 2011)

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