NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2018 breakdown: Who’s competing in each event

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The NHL has announced the all-star assignments for Saturday’s 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition in Tampa, Fla.

There will be six individual events, with the winner of each earning $25,000.

Here’s a look at each event and the list of players who will take part.

Enterprise NHL Fastest Skater

• Brayden Point, Tampa Bay Lightning
• Zach Werenski, Columbus Blue Jackets
• Rickard Rakell, Anaheim Ducks
• Noah Hanifin, Carolina Hurricanes
• Josh Bailey, New York Islanders
• Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche
• Jack Eichel, Buffalo Sabres
• Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Dunkin’ Donuts NHL Passing Challenge

• Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay Lightning
• Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
• Brayden Schenn, St. Louis Blues
• Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Arizona Coyotes
• Eric Staal, Minnesota Wild
• Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues
• Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins
• Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings

GEICO NHL Save Streak

• Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers, vs. Central Division
• Connor Hellebuyck, Winnipeg Jets, vs Pacific Division
• Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators, vs. Metropolitan Division
• Marc-Andre Fleury, Vegas Golden Knights, vs. Atlantic Division
• Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning, vs. Central Division

Gatorade NHL Puck Control Relay

• Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames
• Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers
• Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators
• John Tavares, New York Islanders
• Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
• Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs
• Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars
• Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks

PPG NHL Hardest Shot

• John Klingberg, Dallas Stars
• Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
• P.K. Subban, Nashville Predators
• Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks
• Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

Honda NHL Accuracy Shooting

• Brian Boyle, New Jersey Devils
• Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg Jets
• James Neal, Vegas Golden Knights
• Brock Boeser, Vancouver Canucks
• Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins
• Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings
• Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
• Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

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