KHL All-Star breakaway attempt better than anything from NHL

By Jared Clinton

With one move, Nikita Gusev single-handedly bested every single attempt in the NHL Skills Competition's Breakaway Challenge. Ottawa's Mike Hoffman tried the lacrosse move last night and failed, but Gusev made absolutely no mistake. More

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