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NHL League Notes: All-Star Game Breakaway Challenge Taken Off Competition Roster

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YAHOO SPORTS' Greg Wyshynski cited a report by Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos in which he said that the NHL All-Star Game Breakaway Challenge is "done." The contest was reintroduced at the '08 ASG as a "'slam-dunk competition' for the NHL, with trick shots and wacky props and players helpin...

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