In case you missed it on Puck Daddy today, Zdeno Chara is no longer the world record holder for the hardest shot in hockey. At the Kontinental Hockey League All Star Skills Competition, Denis Kulyash recorded a shot of 110.3 mph. This beat NHL record holder Zdeno Chara's blast of 105.9 mph. The 27 year old Kulyash, who is listed as 6'2 and 205lbs apparently beat the 6'9, 260lbs monster from Slovakia by 4.9 mph.
This is hard to believe because Chara is so much bigger than Kulyash, and because it's the KHL's skills competition. Not to mention that a 4.4mph is a significant increase. The KHL was probably using the same gun the Leafs used when Chad Kilger hit 106.6 mph at their skills competition. The KHL skills competition got even sillier when they had a longest shot competition. This featured players shooting the puck around the boards to see who could shoot it the furthest. Accompanying their shots was a nice sound effect to add some suspense for the fans and Jaromir Jagr - who appeared very excited.
Speaking of hard shots, remember Al Iafrate's skullet? We saw this beauty at 4:33 of the above video.