St. Louis - international ice hockey player Leon Draisaitl has won the NHL All Star Game with Team Pacific. With a 5: 4 win in the final against Team Atlantic, the Pacific Division won the tournament for the third time in the past five seasons.
The 24-year-old Draisaitl was the only German who had been nominated for the spectacle. With a total of four goals and two assists, the second best scorer of the North American professional league also underlined its strong form in St. Louis.
«Everyone is here to have a good time. But at the end of the day we play a tournament and want to win. And we are happy that we did it, ”said Draisaitl, who scored 3: 3 in the final and later prepared the Czech Tomas Hertl's winning goal. In the semifinals, the Cologne team had a three-pack against the host Central Team in the 10: 5 victory.
However, the fans chose David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins as the most valuable player. The league continues its game operations on Tuesday night (CET).
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