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01-22-2009, 12:03 PM
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The Official All-Star Weekend Thread

Hello all!

This is my first post (bare with me)... I've been a long time reader but desperate times calls for desperate measure...

I have a question for you. I've made a bet this weekend with a friend. We were having an argument about the way the players are selected for the skill competition and decided to make a bet out of it!!

His argument : Players that are part of the skill competiton were not always playing in the all-star game (like today). He said that it was this way in the 90's

Mine : The players that are part of the skill competition are ALWAYS member of an all-star team and play the all-star game since the introduction of the skill competition (in 1990 I think). There has never been player in the skill competition ONLY.

I've search around on internet and did not find any mention of that anywhere.

Hope you guys can help!

Thanks


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as far as am I concerned....if you were in the skills competition, you were in the game

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I'm sure somebody knows it or even better have a link! Come on guys make an effort... i'll give you 10% of my earning of the bet

BTW: thanks for your answer JayDee!

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All the players from the skills competition are also in the all-star game...

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I think your friend has it the other way around, all the player in the skill competition do partake in the All-star game, but it's not all of the guy from the ASG who play a role in the skill challenge.

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In the NBA, if you take place in the dunk or 3 point competitions, you're not necessarily part of the all star game itself. In the NHL, however, to be eligible for the skills, you'd have to play in the game.

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Who's going to the All Stars practice Saturday morning?

Just wondering if it's kids only, or grown up like people here

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What time is it?

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anyone attend the jamboree today? if so, how was it?

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Will it cost me 250$?

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15$/ticket

General adm. 9:30am

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of course they had to charge for it...

i probably wont go then...i have to drive from out of town and no way i'm there for the full practice...which is the only way i would pay 15$ for it....they will have enough of my money with all the other stuff going on

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im going, gonna go early to get seats in the reds hopefully

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Thanks for the info.

Might check it out

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Might be the only one, but Rookie camp > ASG practice.

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The Official All-Star Weekend Thread

Come in and share your stories/displeasures/chance encounters and all other moments over the next 4 days.

Tonight was the first night of the Jamboree.

Ill start with a few highlights:

-Met Gary Bettman- took a pic
-Met james Duthie
-Took pics and met Willie O'Ree (!)
-Ran into Stamkos
-Saw Carbo
-bought some over priced merchandise.

It was pretty dead tonight, but so far it looks pretty orgaized and well set-up.

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Hey, it had to be done!

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I also went to the Jamboree today. I liked it. I saw big George Laraque. I got a McFarlane Saku Koivu exclusive figure and had fun shooting pucks and looking at trophys. You can also take a picture with the Stanley Cup which is pretty cool.

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glad Price is playing the youngstars game...it was the one event i had no interest in before

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i went to the Jamboree and saw -

Frolik,
Stamkos,
Some young Canuck,
Carbo,
O'Ree

the stanley cup is the real deal. i enjoyed chatting to one of its two carers. i asked him who the last guy to drop it was and the answer was Lebda.

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anyone attend the jamboree today? if so, how was it?
Just came back from the Jamboree. It was pretty cool. The first part of the tent, there's a RDS broadcast section, so you can meet all your favorite RDS hosts ( Gaston Therrien, Le Baron ) and there's a TSN section too. When I got in, they were shooting OTR and BGL was the guest. He was wearing Ugg boots.....

There are also all the trophies exposed (art ross, hart, norris, etc.), and cool all star game memorabilia like game worn jerseys, prizes that the players won, sticks, etc.

The second section of the tent has plenty of activities, like hardest shot competitions, accuracy shooting, etc. It's really fun, especially if you go at a time where there won't be a lot of people. They also give out a few freebies. I got NHL chef boyardee (the noodles are shaped like the nhl logo, how awesome is that?), popcorn, keychains and a coupon for a free breakfast sandwich at McD's.

There was also a girl who gave out free caps if you participated in her NHL spelling bee. You basically had to spell out three NHLers' names correctly to win the cap. The girl asked me to spell out Parise, Iafrate and Niedermayer.

Finally, in the rest of the 2nd half of the tent, there are the Xbox 360 section, where there are several xbox360s where you can play NHL 09, a counter where they give out free mini pogos, and a place where the beverages were sold.

Unfortunately, there weren't any players there to sign autographs, so it was a bit disappointing. I met Gaston Therrien (pretty cool dude, I felt like it would have been mean to plug in a Siberia joke), Pierre Mcguire (super nice man) and Darren Dreger (I asked him if Lecavalier was going to be traded, he was a bit of a ***** to me).

For 12$, I felt like it was 2 hours very well spent. If you can, try to go check it out.

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Kinda related I guess, my friend volunteered for the All Star weekend. They had him pick up Kane, Toews and Campbell from the airport.

Apparently Toews was hungover....not legal in Chicago, but definitely legal in Montreal

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Come in and share your stories/displeasures/chance encounters and all other moments over the next 4 days.

Tonight was the first night of the Jamboree.

Ill start with a few highlights:

-Met Gary Bettman- took a pic
-Met james Duthie
-Took pics and met Willie O'Ree (!)
-Ran into Stamkos
-Saw Carbo
-bought some over priced merchandise.

It was pretty dead tonight, but so far it looks pretty orgaized and well set-up.
Wow...that's a lot in one day.

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Darren Dreger (I asked him if Lecavalier was going to be traded, he was a bit of a ***** to me).
Did you happen to notice his creepy bugged eyed look? It always creeps me out on TSN, kinda like a creepy pervert look.

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Can you get autographs at the practice?

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