NHL All-Star Game: Top moments from the Breakaway Challenge (Video)

Sean Leahy
NBC Sports

The NHL’s version of the Slam Dunk Competition may be no more, but there were plenty of memories from the six years the event was held. Alex Ovechkin, a three-time winner, really set the bar high during 2009 All-Star Weekend with his use of props.  Years later, Ryan Johansen and Jakub Voracek would use their own props during the 2015 event in Columbus.

Here’s a look back at some of the best moments from the NHL Breakaway Challenge.

The Tampa Bay Lightning, who are celebrating their 25th season, and the city of Tampa will host the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. The League’s midseason showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena and will include the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday, Jan. 27 (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 28 (3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

More NHL All-Star Game coverage:
NHL announces details of 2018 All-Star Skills Competition
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