|Date||January 18, 1992|
|MVP||Brett Hull (St. Louis Blues)|
The 43rd NHL All-Star Game featured 16 goals as the Campbell Conference defeated the Wales Conference, 10–6. Brett Hull was named as the All-Star M.V.P. by recording two goals and one assist, while playing on a line with Los Angeles Kings' Wayne Gretzky and Luc Robitaille.
A Weekend of "Firsts"[edit | edit source]
For the first time, the responsibility to choose the non-starting members of the teams was transferred to a committee of General Managers. The breadth of NHL talent available was highlighted as 13 players made their All-Star debut. Seven of those players would also score their first-ever All-Star goals that included first-timers Owen Nolan, Alexander Mogilny, Gary Roberts and Randy Burridge.
Also for the first time, not a single penalty was called and three goaltenders were employed for each team, with each goalie playing one period. Previously, two goaltenders had shared duties, switching halfway through the second period.
Lastly, the Fastest Skater event was introduced in the Super Skills Competition.
Super Skills Competition[edit | edit source]
The Super Skills Competition required five tie-breaking penalty shots, until Mario Lemieux scored to claim the victory for the Wales Conference. In addition, Ray Bourque set a record by hitting four targets on four shots in the Accuracy Shooting event and in the inaugural Fastest Skater event finals, Sergei Fedorov defeated his former Soviet linemate Alexander Mogilny in a photo finish.
Individual Event winners[edit | edit source]
- Fastest Skater - Sergei Fedorov (Detroit Red Wings) - 14.363 seconds
- Accuracy Shooting - Ray Bourque (Boston Bruins) - 4 hits, 4 shots
- Hardest Shot - Al MacInnis (Calgary Flames) - 93.0 mph
- Goaltenders Competition - Mike Richter (New York Rangers) - 2 GA, 25 shots
Boxscore[edit | edit source]
|Wales Conference||Campbell Conference|
|Head coach||Scotty Bowman (Pittsburgh Penguins)1||Bob Gainey (Minnesota North Stars)|
|Honorary captain||Bobby Clarke||Lanny McDonald|
|Shots on goal||14–9–18–41||15–12–15–42|
|Win/Loss||L - Don Beaupre||W - Tim Cheveldae|
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Note 1: Bob "The Badger" Johnson was the head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins when they won the Stanley Cup in the 1990–91 season. Shortly after winning the Cup, Johnson was diagnosed with brain cancer and turned his coaching duties over to Scotty Bowman. Johnson died of brain cancer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on November 26, 1991.
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