2011 NHL All-Star Game

Published on January 31st, 2011

Team Lidstrom 11, Team Staal 10

Patrick Sharp, a former Flyer who played 66 games for the team from 2002 to 2005, was voted MVP.  On winning the award, he said, “I thought we won the game.  It’s a game where there’s lots of offense.  There’s some pretty plays, lots of nice goals on both sides, and I’m honored to win the trophy.  So I guess I gotta thank all the fans that voted, and it means a lot.”  Sharp had a goal and 2 assists and was a +2 for Team Staal.

Former Flyer Patrick Sharp

Both Philadelphia Flyers who participated in the game scored.  Danny Briere had 2 goals for Team Lidstrom and Claude Giroux had a goal and an assist for Team Staal.

Other Top Scorers:

Team Lidstrom
Loui Eriksson:  2 goals, 2 assists
Martin Havlat:  3 assists
Anze Kopitar:  2 goals
Nicklas Lidstrom:  assist, +7
Jonathan Toews:  goal, 2 assists
Shea Weber:  4 assists, +6

Team Staal
David Backes:  3 assists
Kris Letang:  2 goals
Eric Staal:  2 goals

In the Skills competition on Saturday night, Team Staal defeated Team Lidstrom 33-22.  The highlight was Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins setting the record for the hardest shot with a 105.9 mile-per-hour rocket.

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