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:
|Shooter||Fan vote %
|1. Ryan Johansen (Rookie)||1%|
|2. Patrick Kane||47%|
|3. Corey Perry||29%|
|Goalie: Carey Price|
|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:
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.
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