Monday Morning Musings With Me The Big E: All-Star Fun/Ron Wilson Gets Roasted

January 31st, 2011 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
The All-Star festivities rapped up last night in Carolina With an 11-10 win for Team Lidstrom over Team Staal and truth be told, it was a pretty fun weekend all around.

From Tim Thomas and Alex Ovechkin falling during the Skills competition to Team Staal Captain, Eric Staal, being "miked up" during the actual All-Star Game itself, there was very little to find about this year's addition that was bad in any way.

While Phil Kessel was virtually invisible for the entire weekend, he wasn't the only player that didn't jump to the fore front as it was for the most part the usual cast of characters who stole the show.

There were a ton of highlights from the game itself, some jaw dropping stick handling and some really good saves, but likely the highlight of the game came courtesy the thrown stick of the Great Eight Alex Ovechkin that resulted in the NHL All-Star Games first ever penalty shot being awarded to Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche in the third period.

Ron Wilson was voted by 24 percent of a pool of 318 players to be the coach that they would least want to play for.

There are a lot of people who are not fans of Wil ...

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