All Star weekend continues with the main event!
The game started off with a bang, with Sidney Crosby and the West coming out strong in the first period with 18 shots on net.
The East was able to weather the storm and came out of the period tied 3-3 with Matthews, Pietrangelo and Malkin scoring on limited chances
The East turned the tides in period 2, keeping the Western All Stars to 4 shots and pounding 12 of their own against the Western side.
Alex Ovechkin opened the scoring, but Matt Duchene managed to tie it all up in the dying minutes of the 2nd with the score tied 4-4
The third period saw the gameplay reduce to KHL standards with only 11 shots between both teams. David Krejci scored the game winning goal with under 6 minutes remaining in the period securing the win for the Eastern conference!
Final Score: Eastern Conference 5 Western Conference 4
Malkin(1), Duchene(2) and Crosby(3) were the 3 Stars of the game
After the game, Edmonton GM Andrew Bradley could be heard grumbling something about the travesty of the East being better than the West before scrambling to return home on a flight to NB to make sure no kids were on his lawn.
Click below to see the boxscore of the gameAll-Star Game Boxscore
Midseason is here! Rerates are going strong, but fist things first.. All Star Weekend is here!
First up is the All Stars Skills Competition
The East tried to keep up with the West, but in the end were not able to handle the onslaught of talent on the western side.
Final Score: Western Conference 9. Eastern Conference 5
Click below to see the results of the competition including prize winners!
Stay tuned! The All star game will be simmed tomorrow!Skills Competition Results