Having seen both Horton & Stewart together in the summer here in FL at the prospect conditioning camp...Stewart may have speed but his endurance is lacking at times. And really, I didn't think Stewart was that much faster than Horton. They seemed to stay neck-and-neck when doing a lot of drills with Stewart just a half a step faster (maybe).
Anyone who doesn'y say Belle is a homer, he ripped away every compitition in the CHL skills contest. Kesler....lol Parise's speed is actually only average.
I believe that the only event he actually won was the 60 foot sprint. He did well in the other events also as did Carter, Bergeron, Stewart, Stall, Klein (I'm sure I should be mentioning at least 1 other player). I think Carter won the puckhandling and Stall was the fastest lap.
As for who's the best skater I'll put my money on Carter.
any european player ?
I don't think anyone here's seen enough of the Euro's to stick their neck out. I heard someone compare Igor Mirov's (OTT 2nd pick) skating to Paul Kariya's though. If that's true he has to be right near the top of the pack.