NHL All-Star Game 2016: Score and Twitter Reaction

January 31st, 2016 by Danny Webster Leave a reply »

The NHL All-Star Game's format did not disappoint in 2016. The Pacific Division won the first All-Star tournament with a 1-0 victory over the Atlantic Division on Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee, earning the $1 million prize.

Pacific Division captain John Scott earned MVP honors thanks to his two-goal performance in the semifinals. It was a tumultuous road to get to Nashville for Scott. After fans voted him to be the captain of the Pacific Division, the Arizona Coyotes traded him to the Montreal Canadiens, who then sent him down to the AHL.

Many thought Scott may be ineligible to appear in the exhibition as a result of the moves. However, he got to play, and he played well. The NHL announced the All-Star Game's MVP on Twitter:

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch tweeted his thoughts on Sunday's event:

Here's a breakdown of the tournament, which started off as a high-scoring affair and ended with an exciting goaltending display.


Atlantic 4, Metropolitan 3 The Atlantic Division advanced to the finals with a 4-3 win over the Metr ...

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