MONTREAL — Zdeno Chara won the hardest shot competition and Blake Wheeler was the star of the YoungStars game, but they weren’t the only Boston Bruins competitors who got all they could out of the experience of the Honda/NHL SuperSkills tonight at Bell Centre.
Center Marc Savard, who went 3-for-8 in the first round and didn’t reach the second round of the McDonald’s NHL Shooting Accuracy competition, enjoyed a lengthy ride to the final two of the Gatorade Elimination Shootout. Savard, who finished 4-for-7, lost to Phoenix’s Shane Doan despite a pretty goal he snuck past Bruins teammate Tim Thomas.
“He had me fooled. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it,” said Thomas.
“He’s sticking to that story, yeah,” added Savard. “He was kind of giving it to me and I was able to sneak it by.” (more…)