Found January 20, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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NEW YORK (January 20, 2012)—The National Hockey League announced today the events that will showcase hockey’s top talent in the 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Scotiabank Place during the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend in Ottawa. Live television coverage will be provided by CBC and RDS in Canada and NBC Sports Network in the United States beginning at 7 p.m., ET. Team Alfredsson, captained by forward Daniel Alfredsson of the All-Star host Ottawa Senators, will compete against Team Chara, led by Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, throughout the night for points in the overall team vs. team competition. Individual champions also will be crowned. The NHL All-Stars and Rookies will participate in six events:Continue reading "Your All-Star Skill Competition"
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