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.
Kimmo Timonen will represent the Flyers and Team Chara in both the Elimination Shootout and the Skills Challenge Relay. Claude Giroux will represent the Flyers and Team Alfredsson in the Elimination Shootout, the Skills Challenge Relay and the Accuracy Shooting contest. Scott Hartnell will also represent the Flyers and Team Alfredsson in the Skills Challenge Relay.
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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