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2012 NHL Skills Competition: TV Schedule, Announcers And More

The Dallas Stars Jamie Benn is taking part in three events in the 2012 NHL skill challenge this All-Star weekend.

OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 26:  The NHL logo is displayed during Fan Fair as part of NHL All Star weekend at the Ottawa Convention Centre on January 26, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 26: The NHL logo is displayed during Fan Fair as part of NHL All Star weekend at the Ottawa Convention Centre on January 26, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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The 2012 NHL All-Star weekend continues with the skills competition on Saturday night and the Dallas Stars will be represented by left wing Jamie Benn is participating in three events in the skills challenge tonight. The events that Benn will be participating in are the accuracy shooting contest against the Vancouver Canucks Cody Hodgson, the Boston Bruins Tyler Seguin and the Chicago Blackhawks Marian Hossa; the skills challenge relay and in the elimination shoot out.

Benn will be tweeting during the skills challenge along with 16 other All-Star players tonight and his twitter handle is @jamiebenn14.


Related: Skills challenge rosters

Here are the order of events for tonight's skill challenge:

• Event 1 - Fastest Skater
• Event 2 - Breakaway Challenge
• Event 3 - Accuracy Shooting
• Event 4 - Skills Challenge Relay
• Event 5 - Hardest Shot
• Event 6 - Elimination Shootout

Date, time: Saturday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. ET

Location: Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, Ontario

TV: NBC Sports Network

Announcers: Dave Strader (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (booth), Pierre McGuire and Jeremy Roenick will conduct on-ice interviews.

For more on the Dallas Stars go visit Defending Big D and for coverage of the 2012 All-Star weekend follow SB Nation's 2012 NHL All-Star StoryStream.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.