NHL announces player assignments for 2023 All-Star Skills Contest

The NHL has released the full roster of entrants for the 2023 NHL All-Star Skills Contest, which takes place Friday at FLA Live Arena in Florida.

The competition will feature three new events, the Enterprise NHL Splash Shot, Discover NHL Tendy Tandem and Chipotle NHL Pitch ‘n Puck. The Splash Shot event will pit participants against each other on a beach in Fort Lauderdale as they shoot targets to wet their opponents.

For the fashionable tandem challenge, an NHL statement states that “shooting goalies will earn points based on the accuracy of their shots at the net, and goalies in the net will face rushes. of three, two or one player(s), depending on the number of points won by the goalkeeper who shoots in his tandem.

The Pitch ‘n Puck challenge will ask players to shoot a combination of hockey and golf shots, with the winner being the one with the lowest score.

Here’s a look at all the skills in the competition, which will take place on February 3 at 7:00 PM ET.

fastest skater

Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings
Kirill Kaprizov, Minnesota Wild
Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche
Chandler Stephenson, Golden Knights of Vegas
Andrei Svechnikov, Carolina Hurricanes

Breakaway Challenge

Famous Goalkeeper: Roberto Luongo
Mitchell Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins (together)
David Pastrnak, Boston Bruins
Matthew Tkachuk, Florida Panthers

Tandem Tendy

Shooters: Alex Carpenter, Hilary Knight, Emily Clark, Rebecca Johnston, Sarah Nurse

Connor Hellebuyck, Winnipeg Jets
Juuse Saros, Nashville Predators
Igor Shesterkin, New York Rangers
Stuart Skinner, Edmonton Oilers
Ilya Sorokin, New York Islanders
Logan Thompson, Golden Knights of Vegas
Linus Ullmark, Boston Bruins
Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning

splash shot

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche
Mikko Rantanen, Colorado Avalanche
Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche
Igor Shesterkin, New York Rangers
Adam Fox, New York Rangers
Brady Tkachuk, Ottawa Senators
Matthew Tkachuk, Florida Panthers

precision shooting

Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers
Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers
Kevin Hayes, Philadelphia Flyers
Jack Hughes, New Jersey Devils
Nazem Kadri, Calgary Flames
Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay Lightning
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
Brock Nelson, New York Islanders
Artemi Panarin, New York Rangers
Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues

Pitch ‘n Puck

Johnny Gaudreau, Columbus Blue Jackets
Clayton Keller, Arizona Coyotes
Jason Robertson, Dallas Stars
Nick Suzuki, Montreal Canadiens

Hardest shot

Rasmus Dahlin, Buffalo Sabers
Seth Jones, Chicago Blackhawks
Josh Morrissey, Winnipeg Jets
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Elias Pettersson, Vancouver Canucks

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