Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 8/30/14

BOSTON - DECEMBER 14: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins directs his teammates in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 14, 2009 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
OTTAWA (AP) -- Patrick Kane's Superman cape and Zdeno Chara's blistering hot slap shot wasn't enough to beat Daniel Alfredsson and his team stocked with hometown favorites in the NHL All-Star skills competition Saturday night. Team Alfredsson beat Team Chara 21-12, easily clinching the victory in the final-round shootout challenge. Alfredsson had one of his team's 10 shootout goals in outscoring Chara 10-3. That was enough to get the hometown crowd on its feet, cheering on a Senators-stocked team that Alfredsson selected in the draft Thursday night. Chara did break his own skills competition record for hardest shot with a blast at 108.8 mph. That bettered the mark of 105.9 he set in Raleigh last year. The two teams will now face off Sunday in the All-Star game. Chara gave his team a shot -- literally and physically -- by helping his team to a 3-2 win in the fifth round of the competition, cutting Alfredsson's lead to 11-9. "I tried to do my best. Obviously I wanted to do it ov...
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