(Video) First NHL Goal: Rask gets Hurricanes started in win over Kings
Photo: Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Victor Rask (#49) celebrates his first NHL goal with teammates Zach Boychuk (#22) and Justin Faulk (#27) in the Hurricanes’ 3-2 win on Sunday night (courtesy of Andy Mead/YCJ/Icon Sportswire)
Carolina Hurricanes‘ rookie forward Victor Rask netted the first goal of the game – and the first NHL goal of his career – in the Hurricanes’ surprising 3-2 win over the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Los Angeles Kings.
Rask completed a three-way passing play off of a break into the Kings zone, tipping in a goalmouth pass from linemate Chris Terry to give the home team a 1-0 lead.
The Leksand, Sweden native was chosen by the Hurricanes in the second round of the 2011 NHL Draft. Rask is currently ranked fifth among the Hurricanes’ prospects by Hockey’s Future.
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