Alex Pietrangelo of the Blues Wins the Dunkin ‘Donuts Pass Challenge at Amalie Arena
The 2018 GEICO Skills Competition consists of six individual events in which the best players in the league will compete. The winner of each event will get a prize of $ 25,000. Here is a summary of the progress of each event, as well as the detailed results.
The fastest Skater Enterprise
Connor McDavid took the honors of the fastest skater race on Saturday at the opening of the NHL GEICO Skills Competition at Amalie Arena.
The Edmonton Oilers center featured the fastest rink in 13.454 seconds for all eight participants. Last to start, he narrowly waved the first to be executed, the crowd favorite Brayden Point Tampa Lightning author of a time of 13,579 seconds.
McDavid could not improve his time by 13.020 seconds, which earned him the title of Los Angeles All-Star Champion last year.
On Saturday, the other six competitors could not go below 14 seconds. Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche was third in 14.056 seconds.
McDavid won the $ 25,000 prize awarded to the winner. For the first time this year, the six competitions in the skills competition are individual and the winner of each contest wins $ 25,000.
Connor McDavid – 13.454
Brayden Point – 13.579
Jack Eichel – 13.828
Nathan MacKinnon – 14.056
Rickard Rakell – 14.181
Zach Werenski – 14.250
Noah Hanifin – 14.317
Josh Bailey – 14.413
The Dunkin ‘Donuts Pass Challenge
Alex Pietrangelo won the Dunkin ‘Donuts Pass Challenge – second round of the Skills Competition presented at Amalie Arena.
The St. Louis Blues defenseman completed the three-pass course in a time of 46.610 seconds.
“I have no idea how I did that,” said Pietrangelo, who won the $ 25,000 purse attached to the event.
He had the best in front of Eric Staal of the Minnesota Wild who was the only other to come down under one minute – 54.679 seconds.
Kristopher Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins finished third with a one-minute clock.