Three Vancouver Canucks found themselves competing in the NHL skills competition Friday night. D Quinn Hughes found himself in the fastest skater competition, Jacob Markstrom was in the save streak contest, and Elias Pettersson got to show off his slapshot.
Hughes fell in the fastest skater competition amid what was one of the best groups the league has brought forth. Hughes ended up finishing with the worst time of the group, finishing the lap in 14.263 seconds.
Hughes clocks in at 14.263 pic.twitter.com/5AGzpoDKjf
— danielle (@danihuntley) January 25, 2020
Barzal wins fastest skater. McDavid finishes second.
• Barzal – 13.175
• McDavid – 13.215
• Kreider – 13.509
• Eichel – 13.540
• MacKinnon – 13.895
• Duclair – 14.005
• Konecny – 14.113
• Hughes – 14.263
— John Matisz (@MatiszJohn) January 25, 2020
Jacob Markstrom took part in the save streak competition in which nine skaters with more attempts came down the ice shooting on respective goalies to see who could stop the most in a row. Markstrom went first, setting the bar at 5 but St. Louis Blues netminder Jordan Binnington won with 10 saves.
And last, Pettersson was able to rip one of the hardest shots of the night, but was no match for Shea Weber’s 106.5 mph bomb. Pettersson’s best shot, his first, was able to fly off the stick at an impressive 102.4 mph. He let off his second shot at 100.3 mph.
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