On Tuesday night, 18-year-old forward Ryan Suzuki lined up across from Steven Stamkos and the Lightning on the frozen sheet in Tampa.
The next morning, he walked into a fourth-floor conference room at PNC Arena to sign his first National Hockey League contract with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Welcome to the show, kid.
"It all happened pretty quick. It feels like just yesterday I was selected," Suzuki said. "It's been pretty special for me."