2012 NHL All-Star Game: Patrick Kane And Marian Hossa Represent Blackhawks

The 2012 NHL All-Star selections have been announced, and the Chicago Blackhawks will be represented by Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, who is out with an injury.

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NHL Skill Competition: Patrick Kane Dazzles With Cape And Puck

A look at the the results from the 2012 NHL All-Star Skills Competition certainly undersells the pomp and sparkle of the events. A quick look at the numbers from Event 2, the Allstate Breakaway Challenge, shows that Chicago Blackhawks RW Patrick Kane won by a considerable margin:

TEAM CHARA
Shooter Fan vote %
1. Ryan Johansen (Rookie) 1%
2. Patrick Kane 47%
3. Corey Perry 29%
Goalie: Carey Price
TEAM ALFREDSSON
1. Sean Couturier (Rookie) 9%
2. John Tavares 8%
3. Logan Couture 5%
Goalie: Brian Elliott
Winner: Patrick Kane
Score after this event Team Chara: 3
Team Alfredsson: 4

What the number do not show is this:

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Patrick Kane, wearing a superman cape, slapping an exploding puck an nonplussed G Brian Elliott. The event, which featured Tebowing goalies and puck juggling, gave Team Chara a point, drawing the them a 3-4 deficit.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago Blackhawks be sure to visit Second City Hockey. Visit SB Nation NHL for more news and notes around the league.

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