(Video) First NHL Goal: Hurricanes’ Jordan notches two points in win

By Ken McKenna
Michal Jordan - Carolina Hurricanes

Photo: Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Michal Jordan has played in 23 NHL games in his career, 18 of them coming in the 2014-15 season (courtesy of Steven Kingsman/Icon Sportswire)

 

No, not that ‘MJ’ from the Tar Heel State, but Carolina Hurricanes rookie defenseman Michal Jordan from the Czech Republic netted his first NHL goal in 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators. Jordan also added an assist in the game and earned the Third Star award for his efforts.

With the Hurricanes holding a 4-3 lead early in the third period and the Senators’ Eric Gryba in the penalty box, Hurricanes’ defenseman Justin Faulk and pass the puck to forward Elias Lindholm along the right wall. Lindholm then skated towards the corner before noticing Jordan sneaking in from the left point towards the Senators goal.

Jordan was called up to the parent club from the AHL farm team, the Charlotte Checkers, on Feb. 13th. He has played primarily for the Checkers since the 2010-11 season after playing three seasons in the OHL for the Plymouth Whalers and Windsor Spitfires. Jordan was a fourth round pick of the Hurricanes at the 2008 NHL Draft.

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