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Sports Report: New skills event will have players shooting pucks from stands

17:45  14 january  2020
17:45  14 january  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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A new skills competition at the 2020 NHL All-Star Game will feature players shooting pucks from the stands , over the fans and at targets on the ice, sources tell ESPN. 24, eight players from the NHL All-Star Game's rosters will stand in a section of Enterprise Arena above the lower bowl of seats.

Will Butcher shot blocked by T.J. Oshie. Shot missed by Pavel Zacha. Even Strength Goal Scored by Nico Hischier assisted by Kyle Palmieri. The All-Star Game this month will feature a new skills competition with players shooting pucks from the stands at targets on the ice, sources told ESPN's

Mikko Rantanen et al. posing for the camera© Chase Agnello-Dean / National Hockey League / Getty

The NHL is unveiling a new skills competition event at the 2020 All-Star Weekend that will feature players shooting pucks from up in the stands into targets on the ice, sources told ESPN's Greg Wyshynski.

Eight players will stand in a section of the Enterprise Center in St. Louis above the lower bowl seats and fire pucks down to circular targets positioned on the ice. The targets will vary in point values based on the difficulty of the shot.

"It's hockey meets Topgolf," the source said, referring to the popular driving range.

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin took part in something similar in 2019 at an empty PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.

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To ensure the safety of the fans below, the protective netting will be "reconfigured" and stretched above the section where the players are shooting from. It will be the final event of the evening on Jan. 24.

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