There will be three new events leading up to Skills Day in the 2023 NHL Draft. Two of them, the Splash Shot and the Pitch ‘n’ Puck, will see its participating players showcase their skills in the open spaces representing Florida, In contrast, the Tandy tandem will be a new format to see what the goaltenders are capable of.
How about a splash shot?
Splash shot will be held on the beach Fort Lauderdale And there will be eight players, divided into four teams of two. players have to hit all the targets You have to eliminate your opponents.
How would the pitch ‘n’ puck be?
a hockey golf mix something that many of those calling out to the NHL All-Star assured that it would persuade him. They must hit the hole and if there is a tie, the longest drive wins.
How about Tandy Tandem?
Eight goalkeepers would work in tandem, hence the name of the test. One will shoot and the other will be in goal. The goalkeeper who scores the goal will add three if he scores, two if his shot goes on goal and zero if he misses.
The goalkeeper will face one, two or three players depending on the points scored by the attacking goalkeeper. It will be played in the same format as crossfire of the NHL.
Rest of the events trend same as other years
We’re not surprised, but the competition for fastest skater, strongest shot, the breakaway challenge Or goals are other events that we can see during the All Star in Florida.
will be an all star this year Five women in skill competition, alex carpenter, Hillary Knight, Emily Clarke, Rebecca Johnson wi sarah nurse They will be present. Roberto Luongo also as the goalkeeper in the Breakaway Challenge. The winner of each event will receive no more than $30,000 and nothing less.