She flew through the course and posted a time of 14.346, and placed 7th in a field that includes the best skaters in a world. The crowd went insane.
Kendall Coyne Schofield entered 2019 with her fair share of hockey accolades.
The NHL's annual skills competition took place in San Jose on Friday night, but not everybody got to see the most incredible performances of the evening. "I was just casually going through the demo".
"She beat me so she's doing something right", Keller said. The 2018 Olympic gold medalist and Palos Heights native was asked to fill in for Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, who has a bruised foot, in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition's Fastest Skater challenge.
Social media exploded with outrage after a female hockey player at the NHL All-Star skills competition on Friday was not awarded prize money for an event she seemingly won because they say nobody officially recorded her time. Carlson's teammate, Alex Ovechkin, won the competition previous year. However, unofficial timers in the arena clocked her effort at 1:06, a full three seconds faster than Draisaitl.
Decker now plays for the Calgary Inferno in the Canadian Women's Hockey League. She demonstrated the event for the National Hockey League participants in front of a sold-out crowd and completed the challenge in 1:06, three seconds faster than Draisaitl.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper approached Coyne Schofield, who plays for the Minnesota Whitecaps in the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL), on the bench. The deniers made themselves heard as well. But with Knight and Schofield's work. along with their other teammates on the USWNT, the chances are becoming more common which is exactly what they were fighting for.
When USA Hockey tweeted in advance of the competition, it got responses like, "And after she gets smoked by the dudes, will we get to see her cry on live TV?" and "Unless the ice rink is in the kitchen.no one cares".
Now, let's make it a regular thing.