Yesterday’s News Today
- You can’t take the defenseman out of Jaccob Slavin, even during All-Star Weekend.
Jaccob Slavin beating himself up after 3-on-3 All-Star: "I didn't do my job tonight, though. I'm a defensive defenseman and I think I was dash-a couple."— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) January 26, 2020
- Speaking of the All-Stars events, check out this story about the history of the Hurricanes and the NHL’s premiere mid-season event. [Old North Banter]
- Here’s some more on Jaccob Slavin’s win in the Accuracy Shooting contest Friday night.
Jaccob Slavin of the @Canes hit all five targets in 9.505 seconds to win Honda NHL Accuracy Shooting.— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) January 25, 2020
Since accuracy became a timed event in 2011, only one other skater has won with a time under 10 seconds (Daniel Sedin: 8.9 seconds in 2011). #NHLAllStar pic.twitter.com/1UZY9G5l2a
- Kendall Coyne Schofield, who is awesome in every sense of the word, competed in the Elite Women’s 3-on-3 Friday night and also met up with Slavin.
Such an honor to stand alongside 19 other women, wearing the @NHL crest, and breaking barriers for the next generation of girls to dream about being a part of this weekend! #NHLAllStar pic.twitter.com/b90nLJWHOB— Kendall Coyne Schofield (@KendallCoyne) January 25, 2020
- As far as the All-Star 3-on-3 Tournament went, Slavin and the Metropolitan Division lost to the Atlantic Division 9-5 in the first round. The Pacific Division would go on to win it, while Boston’s David Pastrnak won the MVP with four goals and two assists. Here are some of the best goals from the event.
- And for your daily dose of cuteness, here’s Doc Emrick being reunited with a great boy