The St Louis Blues Jordan Kyrou shows his wares as the NHL’s fastest skater with a 13.550 beating out former fastest skater the Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid at the NHL All Star skills contest at T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (photo from nhl.com)
NHL All-Star Game podcast with Matt Harrington:
#1 Matt, I have to open the show by asking you about Austin Matthews Toronto Blue Leafs, Joe Pavelski Dallas Stars, Nazem Kadri Colorado Avalanche, Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay Lightning, and Brady Tkachuk Ottawa Senators all took shots at the cards in front of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas they were dealing with Pavelski the winner what was your impression of the contest.
#2 Matt, the Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid got knocked out of the fast skating competition finishing fourth the St Louis Blues Jordan Kyrou won as fastest skater with a 13.550 snapping McDavid’s three year win steak as All Star fastest skills skater.
#3 Due to Covid 19 restrictions the 2022 NHL Draft. Attendance limits will move the draft out of Montreal in July as the league is worried about how the limits will impact revenue. As of right now anyone traveling to Canada needs a 24 hour negative test plus being boosted.
#4 Matt, here’s something special for you the NHL has announced that they will have the next Winter Classic will be held at Fenway Park in Boston. The league or the Bruins have not announced who will be the opponent in the 2023 Classic.
#5 The Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell and Andrei Vasilevskiy goaltender of the Tampa Bay Lightning both stopped the Metropolitan shooters during the skills contest talk about the contest for both Campbell and Vasilevskiy and the kind goaltenders that they are.
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