Some of the league’s most talented players will descend upon the SAP Center on Friday night for the 2019 NHL All-Star Skills Competition.
The 2019 skills competition begins at 9:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on NBC Sports Network. If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can watch a live stream on your computer, phone, or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
NBC Sports Network is included in the main Fubo package, which has 75-plus channels and is largely tailored towards sports.
You can start a free seven-day trial right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the Skills Competition on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which will allow you to watch the event up to three days after it airs even if you forgot to record it.
In addition to their extensive Netflix-like streaming library, Hulu now also offers a bundle of 50-plus live TV channels, including NBC Sports Network.
You can start your subscription of “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the Skills Competition on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” also comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
NBC Sports Network is included in the “Sling Blue” channel package.
You can start a free seven-day trial right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the Skills Competition on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, you can get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage as an additional add-on.
2019 NHL Skills Competition Preview
The skills competition will once again open with the fastest skater event. Edmonton Oilers center and captain Connor McDavid, who last year became the first skater to win the event in consecutive years, will look to add to his record.
“It’s fun. Obviously it’s an event that I look forward to,” McDavid said after winning last season, according to NHL.com. “I like doing it. I just tried to go out there and not get hurt. I hadn’t done anything in two days, so I wasn’t looking to pull something or tweak something, but I was able to put up a decent time.”
Seven skaters will try to dethrone the 22-year-old: Cam Atkinson of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Mathew Barzal of the New York Islanders, Kendall Coyne Schofield of the United States women’s national team, Jack Eichel of the Buffalo Sabres, Miro Heiskanen of the Dallas Stars, Clayton Keller of the Arizona Coyotes, and Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks.
Check out the rest of the events and their participants.
Puck control: Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames, Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers, Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks, Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche, Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks, Mark Scheifele of the Winnipeg Jets, Jeff Skinner of the Buffalo Sabres, John Tavares of the Toronto Maple Leafs
Save streak: Devan Dubnyk of the Minnesota Wild, Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights, John Gibson of the Anaheim Ducks, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals, Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings, Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators, Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning
Premier passer: Sebastian Aho of the Carolina Hurricanes, Thomas Chabot of the Ottawa Senators, Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers, Roman Josi of the Nashville Predators, Erik Karlsson of the San Jose Sharks, Ryan O’Reilly of the St. Louis Blues, Mikko Rantanen of the Colorado Avalanche, Keith Yandle of the Florida Panthers
Hardest shot: Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks, John Carlson of the Washington Capitals, Seth Jones of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning
Accuracy shooting: Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kyle Palmieri of the New Jersey Devils, David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins, Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks, Blake Wheeler of the Winnipeg Jets
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