Let’s be honest, it’s fun to watch great players do difficult things.
When it comes to aiming at small targets in front of an arena full of people, it’s especially fun. You get a taste of very different scenarios: virtuosic displays of accuracy and those moments where near-misses start to stack up, frustration builds, and the cringe-worthy comedy kicks in.
The tweaked passing challenge provided both ends of the spectrum.
Alex Pietrangelo, meanwhile, was the virtuoso, winning the passing competition under one minute:
Eric Staal was excellent as well, the other passer to finish under one minute:
Brock Boeser‘s hair and accuracy were too much for the targets during the accuracy shooting.
If only we could all be this cool.
Brian Boyle was awfully close to winning it, too.
What did you think about the targets lighting up, thus adding to the challenge? Brad Marchand probably didn’t love it, as he ages to finish, and the fans let the agitating winger know it.
The accuracy competition is the best, isn’t it?
Really, the toughest question is: would Boeser win coolest hair at the All-Star Game if William Karlsson made it? Maybe we’ll get that answer in San Jose.
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