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Canadian Expat Network NewsFebruary 1st, 2011
NHL All Star Weekend brings smiles to players and fans
Jeff Skinner

Carolina Hurricanes Jeff Skinner

Everyone left the NHL All Star Weekend in Raleigh smiling. Markham, Ont. native, Jeff Skinner had the time of his life. From autograph signings to the red carpet, Skinner drew crowds and a frenzy that rivaled Justin Bieber. Fans who travelled to Raleigh were treated with great hospitality, intrigue with the draft and fantastic weather.

Coverage from the events varies widely from pictures from the red carpet to sounds of the All Star game. Hope you feel like you were there!



Feature Articles:

Sounds from the NHL All Star Game: Includes the Canadian Tenors singing the National Anthem, the kids pre game introduction and Eric Staal's goal.

All Star pre game warm ups, soccer style: This is a popular method to warm up for most teams.

Photos from the red carpet: Includes Ovechkin, Subban, Kessel, Skinner, Kane & Captain Lidstrom.

Fantasy Draft Interviews with Team Staal: Eric talks about the Canada/US rivalry. Also Jeff Skinner and Marc Staal.

Fan fest a hit with fans: Includes interview with Phil Pritchard, "Keeper of the Cup".

Hockey is thriving in North Carolina: The Hurricanes President and GM Jim Rutherford on why the market is doing so well.

RBC Bank a player at the NHL All Star Weekend: Hear from Chairman & President Jim Westlake on RBC's involvement.

Charitable cause "Hockey for Huggies": Support from the Canes Eric Staal and Grey's Anatomy Star Ellen Pompeo.

Great Hockey stories from behind the scenes: Trainer Pete Friesen and Equipment Manager Wally Tatomir with moderator Tripp Tracy.

Hockey Day in Carolina: Event to promote youth hockey.

The Courage Carolina project: Mark DeMontis of Courage Canada brings awareness to Blind Hockey.

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