Kirill Kaprizov, a Minnesota Wild forward, has been ousted from the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 event after one game.

Kirill Kaprizov was named to the NHL All-Star Game for the third consecutive season, representing the Minnesota Wild. Rather than the traditional All-Star Game format, the NHL returned to a draft. Nathan MacKinnon picked Kaprizov with the eleventh overall choice in the draft.

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Kaprizov’s side led 3-1 entering the last minute of the game, but conceded goals to David Pastrnak and Connor McDavid with the goalkeeper withdrawn, ultimately losing in the shootout.

Kaprizov was on the ice next to Jeremy Swayman when McDavid scored, but the team captain sneaked behind Kaprizov and scored the tying goal into an open net.

The three-time NHL All-Star concluded the game and tournament with one shot and eight overall shifts. He was a minus one after seven minutes and 20 seconds on the ice.

Minnesota will resume training next week in preparation for a road game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday to start the second half.

BY DYLAN LAUCKS
Dylan Loucks is the Site Administrator and Reporter for The Hockey News’ Minnesota Wild team website, as well as the NCAA site. Loucks, a resident of St. Paul, MN, has spent the last four years covering hockey and in his leisure time enjoys working on his predicted goals model and other models he is developing.

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