14 OHL Grads at 2018 NHL All-Star Weekend in Tampa Bay
14 OHL graduates are attending this weekend’s 2018 NHL All-Star festivities in Tampa Bay, Florida.
The weekend got started on Saturday at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition that featured former OHL talent rising to prominence.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid (Erie Otters) claimed victory in the fastest skater challenge for the second straight year, edging out Moose Jaw Warriors grad Brayden Point of the Tampa Bay Lightning with a time score of 13.4 seconds.
St. Louis Blues defenceman Alex Pietrangelo (Barrie Colts) took the title in a new event, the NHL passing challenge, completing the challenge in 46.6 seconds to win by a sizeable margin.
In the 2018 NHL All-Star Game championship final, Rickard Rakell (Plymouth Whalers) scored twice while Drew Doughty (Guelph Storm) also tallied to lead the Pacific Division over the Atlantic Division 5-2.
The 2018 All-Star Game again featured a 3-on-3 format as teams representing the NHL’s four teams competed in a single-elimination tournament.
Here’s a look at OHL graduates the attended the weekend festivities in Tampa Bay.
Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay Lightning/Sarnia Sting)
49 GP, 18G, 40A, 58 PTS. – 5th All-Star Game
Josh Bailey (New York Islanders/Windsor Spitfires, Owen Sound Attack)
46 GP, 12G, 42A, 54 PTS. – 1st All-Star Game
John Tavares (New York Islanders/London Knights, Oshawa Generals)
50 GP, 26G, 31A, 57 PTS. – 5th All-Star Game
Taylor Hall (New Jersey Devils/Windsor Spitfires)*
43 GP, 17G, 31A, 48 PTS., – 3rd All-Star Game
(Will miss game due to injury)
Patrick Kane (Chicago Blackhawks/London Knights)
49 GP, 20G, 29A, 49 PTS. – 7th All-Star Game
Tyler Seguin (Dallas Stars/Plymouth Whalers)
50 GP, 23G, 20A, 43 PTS. – 5th All-Star Game
Eric Staal (Minnesota Wild/Peterborough Petes)
49 GP, 20G, 23A, 43 PTS. – 5th All-Star Game
Alex Pietrangelo (St. Louis Blues/Barrie Colts, Niagara IceDogs)
47 GP, 8G, 27A, 35 PTS. – 1st All-Star Game
P.K. Subban (Nashville Predators/Belleville Bulls)
47 GP, 12G, 25A, 37 PTS. – 3rd All-Star Game
Connor McDavid (Edmonton Oilers/Erie Otters)
49 GP, 15G, 39A, 54 PTS. – 2nd All-Star Game
James Neal (Vegas Golden Knights/Plymouth Whalers)
48 GP, 22G, 12A, 34 PTS. – 2nd All-Star Game
Rickard Rakell (Anaheim Ducks/Plymouth Whalers)
45 GP, 18G, 18A, 36 PTS. – 1st All-Star Game
Brent Burns (San Jose Sharks/Brampton Battalion)
48 GP, 7G, 34A, 41 PTS. – 5th All-Star Game
Drew Doughty (Los Angeles Kings/Guelph Storm)
49 GP, 7G, 28A, 35 PTS. – 4th All-Star Game
Mike Smith (Calgary Flames/Sudbury Wolves, Kingston Frontenacs)*
41 GP, 20-13-6, 2.39 GAA, .926 SV%, 2 SO – 2nd All-Star Game
(Replacing injured Jonathan Quick)