Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin will be participating in the Hardest Shot Challenge at the 2022 NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Friday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m., the league announced Thursday.
Dahlin will compete against Chicago’s Seth Jones, Winnpieg’s Josh Morrissey, Washington’s Alex Ovechkin, and Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson.
The 22-year-old ranks second among defensemen in goals (14) and points (55) this season, which are career highs. He also ranks third in the NHL in average ice time (26:07).
Dahlin will also participate in the 3-on-3 All-Star Game in Sunrise, Florida, which will begin Saturday at 3 p.m.
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