MONTREAL - Remember when Ryan Poehling got the whole hockey world talking about this beauty of a goal back in early March?
It ended up being voted the 2017-18 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Play of the Year.
On Sunday, the 19-year-old Lakeville, MN native offered fans at the Bell Sports Complex another glimpse of those sick hands during the third and final development camp scrimmage, turning defenseman David Sklenicka inside out with a highlight-reel maneuver.
Video: Poehling wows the crowd at the Bell Sports Complex
While Poehling was ultimately denied a goal by Cayden Primeau, the move itself was still very, very pretty.
The soon-to-be junior at St. Cloud State University was proud of his performance during camp this time around.
"I'm just way more confident. After my freshman year, I think a lot of people doubted me with my offensive ability. I think after a long summer of training I showed the player I am in my sophomore year, and I think that's kind of what I showed here as well," said Poehling, who registered 14 goals and 31 points in 36 games with the Huskies last season. "I feel way more confident and comfortable, which is big for myself."
Both Poehling and Primeau will be heading to Kamloops, BC later on this month to participate in the 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase.
They'll be vying for spots on the U.S. National Junior Team that will compete at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Vancouver and Victoria.