Colton Parayko scored his first two NHL goals, including the game-winner in the second period, as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Calgary Flames 4-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday. The 22-year old Alberta province native was playing in just his third NHL game.
“I’ve been saying I’ve been dreaming of it as a kid in every interview,” Parayko said. “It’s tough to describe, almost. One of the coolest parts is that my parents and brother and sisters were in town. They got to watch that and experience with me as well. It’s a pretty cool experience. I’ll probably take tonight when I’m back to the hotel and think to myself, ‘Wow, I scored my first NHL goal.'”
Scottie Upshall and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Blues (2-1-0), who will continue their season-high six-game road trip against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.
Brian Elliott finished with 15 saves for the win.
Watch Parayko’s game winner (VIDEO/NHL)