Report: McDavid, Makar among Fastest Skater participants
Two of the NHL's most electrifying players will battle for the title of fastest skater at the upcoming All-Star Skills Competition in Las Vegas.
Here's the reported list of competitors:
|Cale Makar||D||Colorado Avalanche|
|Dylan Larkin||F||Detroit Red Wings|
|Connor McDavid||F||Edmonton Oilers|
|Adrian Kempe||F||Los Angeles Kings|
|Chris Kreider||F||New York Rangers|
|Jordan Kyrou||F||St. Louis Blues|
|Evgeny Kuznetsov||F||Washington Capitals|
|Kyle Connor||F||Winnipeg Jets|
McDavid is a three-time winner, having taken the title every year from 2017-2019, and he can break Mike Gartner's all-time record for victories in the event if he prevails. New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal defeated McDavid in 2020, and there was no event last year.
Makar was a finalist for the Norris Trophy in 2021 and won the Calder in the previous campaign. He's captivated the hockey world this season, with his elite skating ability leading to several jaw-dropping goals.
The skills competition will be held Friday night before the All-Star tournament takes place Saturday afternoon.
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