The 57th National Hockey League All-Star Weekend has come and gone.
1) Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater:
Winner: Andrew Cogliano, Runner-up: Jeff Carter. Video highlights.
2) Scotiabank NHL Fan Fav Breakaway Challenge:
Winner: Alex Ovechkin (42.8% of the vote), Runner-up: Alexi Kovalev (19.7% – guess Habs fans thumbs were tired from the All Star Voting). Video highlights.
3) Upper Deck YoungStars Game:
Rookies 9, Sophmore’s 5, MVP – Blake Wheeler with 3 goals
4) McDonald’s Accuracy Shooting:
Winner: Evgeni Malkin (3/4), Runner-up: Dany Heatley (2/4). Video highlights.
5) Cisco Hardest Shot:
Winner: Zdeno Chara (105.4* MPH) Runner-up: Shea Weber (103.4). *Eclipsed Al Iafrate’s old mark of 105.2 MPH also set in Montreal back in 1993. Video highlights.
6) Gatorade NHL Elimination Shoot Out:
Shane Doan outlasted Marc Savard.
Eastern Conference: 12 Western Conference: 11
Game goes to a shootout. Only Kovalev & Ovechkin managed to score.
Alexi Kovalev wins the 2009 All-Star MVP Award