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Edmonton Oilers F Leon Draisaitl places second in shooting competition

Edmonton Oilers F Leon Draisaitl took part in the NHL skills competition shooting accuracy shooting competition Friday night where he came in second place.

Draisaitl had a great showing, however, hitting all five targets on seven shots in an impressive 10.257.

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The sniper who was able to score 50 last year for the Edmonton Oilers was bested by Carolina Hurricanes D Jaccob Slavin, who surprised everyone completing the competition in 9.505 seconds.

The competition this year saw shooting firing at a LED screen placed on the goalline which was the first time they did something like this. Each player shot from 25 feet away.

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