The 2012 NHL Skills Competition will take place on Saturday night live from Ottawa. Several players, including Washington Capitals defensemen Dennis Wideman, will be taking part in the festivities. Wideman will be a part of the Hardest Shot competition and the Skill Challenge Relay shooting right-handed one-timers for Team Chara.
The other events include the Fastest Skater, Breakaway Challenge, Accuracy Shooting and Elimination Shootout. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network. Canadian viewers can watch the events on CBC and on NHL Network, both of which will also have pregame shows.
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