The 2012 NHL Skills Competition will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. EST, in which players selected by NHL All-Star captains, Zdeno Chara and Daniel Alfredsson selected players to participate in the six skill events. The events in which players will compete in are: fastest skater, breakaway challenge, accuracy shooting, skill challenge relay, hardest shot and elimination shootout.
Marian Gaborik will represent the New York Rangers and Team Chara in the Elimination shootout and Skill Challenge Relay. Dan Girardi will represent the Rangers and Team Alfredsson in the Accuracy Shooting competition. John Tavares will represent the Islanders and Team Alfredsson in the Skills Challenge Relay, the Breakaway Challenge and the Elimination shootout.
T.V. Schedule: Sat. January 28 at 7 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
Announcers: Dave Stradler (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (color analyst)
Studio Analysts: Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury and Keith Jones
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