GIF: Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau scores in first NHL game

Monday April 14th, 2014

By Darian Somers

It appears that the 2014 Hobey Baker Award winner has picked up right where he left off in college.

Johnny Gaudreau, the newest member of the Calgary Flames, scored in his first NHL game, deflecting a shot from the point by Christopher Breen. At Boston College, Gaudreau was college hockey's most prolific scorer this season, finishing with 80 points in 40 games. Fellow Eagle Kevin Hayes ranked second, with 65. Gaudreau tallied 36 of his 78 career goals for BC this season. On Sunday, his former BC linemate Bill Arnold also made his debut. The two signed NHL contracts with Calgary after the Eagles were bounced out of the Frozen Four by eventual champion, Union.

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