- 51st National Hockey League All-Star Game
Infobox ice hockey game
game_name = 51st NHL All-Star Game
visitor = World
home = North America
visitor_total = 12
home_total = 14
visitor_per1 = 3
visitor_per2 = 4
visitor_per3 = 5
home_per1 = 3
home_per2 = 6
home_per3 = 5
February 4 2001
MVP = flagicon|USA
attendance = 18,646The 51st National Hockey League All-Star Game took place on
February 4, 2001, at Pepsi Centerin Denver, Colorado. The final score was North America 14, World 12.
Super Skills Competition
The North America All-Stars won their first-ever skills competition since the North America-World All-Star format was in place.
Colorado Avalanche's Joe Sakic, Vancouver Canucks' Ed Jovanovskiand Philadelphia Flyers' Simon Gagne teamed to win the puck control relay, while Mighty Ducks of Anaheim' Paul Kariyawould win his third-straight individual Puck Control Relay event. Colorado Avalanche Ray Bourquewon the Shooting Accuracy event again. Bourque has won the event for the eighth time. Tampa Bay Lightning's Fredrik Modinwon the Hardest-Shot title. His shot was clocked at 102.1 miles per hour. Boston Bruins' Bill Guerinwon the Fastest Skater event with a time 13.69 seconds. Joe Sakic, Bill Guerin, and Los Angeles Kings' Luc Robitaillepot three goals in the inaugural pass and score competition. Buffalo Sabres' Dominik Hasek faces breakaways from Dallas Stars' Brett Hull, Ray Bourque and Pittsburgh Penguins' Mario Lemieuxin the breakaway relay.
Individual Event winners
* Puck Control Relay - flagicon|CAN
Paul Kariya( Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)
* Fastest Skater - flagicon|USA
Bill Guerin( Boston Bruins) - 13.690 seconds
* Accuracy Shooting - flagicon|CAN
Ray Bourque( Colorado Avalanche) - 4 hits, 6 shots
* Hardest Shot - flagicon|SWE
Fredrik Modin( Tampa Bay Lightning) - 102.1 mph
* Goaltenders Competition - flagicon|CAN
Sean Burke( Phoenix Coyotes) - 4 GA, 13 shots"1"
2000–01 NHL seasonwas highlighted by the return of Mario Lemieux. After three and a half years in retirement, Lemieux returned to NHL action and with it came a selection to his ninth NHL All-Star Game. Notching a goal and an assist for the North America All-Stars, Lemieux’s All-Star totals climbed to 12 goals and 10 assists for 22 points. He trails only Wayne Gretzkyfor the All-Star Game’s all-time leading scoring title (13–12–25).
Bill Guerin( Worcester, MA), Tony Amonte( Hingham, MA) and Doug Weight( Warren, MI) dominated the 51st NHL All-Star Game, as the U.S.-born line figured in six of the North America All-Stars’ 14 goals, combining for 13 points (six goals, seven assists). In his All-Star Game debut, Guerin recorded a hat trick and added two assists, capturing MVP honors. The North America All-Stars defeated the World All-Stars 14–12, setting a new All-Star Game record for most goals scored by both teams in one game (26).
Mick McGeough, Richard Trottier
Randy Mitton, Mark Wheler
* Television: ABC, CBC, SRC
Sean Burkewon in a penalty shot tie-breaker with Evgeni Nabokov, both goaltenders posted two-goals against in the Breakaway Relay and the Pass and Score Events.:fnb|2 Chris Prongerwas voted as a starter, but was not able to play due to injury. Ed Jovanovskiwas selected as his replacement, while Rob Blakewas named as his replacement in the starting lineup.:fnb|3 Vincent Damphoussewas selected, but was unable to play due to injury. Simon Gagne was named as his replacement.:fnb|4 Al MacInniswas selected, but was unable to play due to injury. Scott Niedermayerwas named as his replacement.:fnb|5Jaromir Jagr was voted as a starter, but was not able to play due to injury. Milan Hejdukwas named as his replacement.:fnb|6 Alexander Mogilnywas selected, but was unable to play due to injury. Sergei Samsonovwas named as his replacement.
2000–01 NHL season
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