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Picture this - 1-25-09

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

This will probably cause EN to take 21 hours to load today, but so what. There are plenty of good photos on the wire from yesterday's festivities:

-The skill competition winners. From left to right; Andrew Cogliano, Shane Doan, Alex Ovechkin, Zdeno Chara and Evgeni Malkin. Malkin is 6-foot-3 and look how small he appears next to Chara. Yeesh:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Happy times for Malkin:

(Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

-Zdeno Chara unleashing hell:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Carey Price. We had to take a second look at that sign too:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Shane Doan looking surprised:

(Nick Laham/Getty Images)

-Not so happy times for Malkin:

(Paul Chiasson/Associated Press)

-"Dude, seriously... They. Drown. Puppies...."

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-This kid bit his tounge and was suspended by Gary Bettman for missing the fastest skater competition:

(Phillip MacCullum/Getty Images)

-Malkin juggling the puck:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Kris Letang signing an autograph for who we suspect is the daughter of Allegheny County Councilman John DeFazio.

(Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

-Wowza:

(Dave Sanford/Getty Images)

-Roberto Luongo concentrating:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Alex Ovechkin has some bad hat hair:

(Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

-Alex Kovalev meanwhile has puck hair:

(Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

-Jeff Carter attempting to convince Brian Campbell to pick up some puppies at the duty free:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Zdeno Chara and teammate Marc Savard. We think:

(Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

-Vincent Lecavalier getting it all:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Malkin showing off his All-Star duds:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Letang getting denied by Pekka Rinne:

(Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

-Heads up:

(Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

-Introducing Evgeni Malkin:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Mike Modano apparently has some hygiene issues in the eyes (or nose) of Mike Babcock:

(Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

-Mason Raymond shooting against Rinne:

(Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

-Malkin attempting to poison Ovechkin:

(Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

-Flames mascot Harvey the Hound sporting a Canada Cup jersey:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Slapshot, the Capitals mascot, attempting to scalp some tickets to what he believes are Penguins fans:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-So many caption possibilities with this photo and most of them would get us fired:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Mike Modano is accurate:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Henrik Lundqvist stopping Dustin Brown:

(Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

-Shane Doan fighting off a chokehold from a Flyers fan in disguise:

(Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

-Shea Weber getting some mad torque on his stick:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-Ilya Kovalchuk telling Malkin a story that involves the words "Hossa" and "loyalty."

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

-While Rick Nash and Shea Weber don't seem to mind, Sheldon Souray isn't too happy about taking pictures:

(Nick Laham/Getty Images)

-Is Patrick Kane technically going five hole here:

(Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

-This kid will be a Shane Doan fan for the rest of his life:

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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