Buffalo's Maxim Afinogenov played in his 500th career NHL game last week against Ottawa. . . . Atlanta's Slava Kozlov played in his 1,000th career game against Columbus. . . .
DALLAS - The NHL skills competition at the All-Star Game has it roots in 1990. The league has tweaked it over the years to make it more interesting, but portions of this year's SuperSkills were deadly dull.