Tuesday Afterschool Special: Let the Wookiee Win

John Scott's storybook ending

This weekend's NHL All-Star Game in Nashville featured all sorts of exciting and touching moments. John Scott, the enforcer who had been voted into the game as a joke and nearly forced out by the NHL, led the Pacific Division team to a tournament victory. He scored two goals, got in a "fight" with Patrick Kane, and won MVP honors thanks to a massive write-in voting campaign on social media.

The event ended, fittingly, with Scott being carried off on the shoulders of his teammates:

More All-Star weekend moments

John Scott didn't have all the fun, though. Brent Burns entertained fans during the breakaway portion of the Skills Competition on Saturday. On his first attempt, Burns's son, wearing a "Lil Burns" jersey, scored. Then Burns scored in a Wookiee mask, a reference to his ever-increasing hairiness

One very cool billboard

Lakers fan gets his wish

Yitzi Teichman, an 18-year-old Lakers fan currently fighting brain cancer, lived out a dream Sunday when the team signed him to a one-day contract. After getting introduced by Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak at a press conference, the teen took some shots with the players before the game.

What a wipeout!

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