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Blake Lizotte Scores First NHL Goal

The rookie scored his first career goal for the LA Kings after putting a rebound past Carey Price

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

Over the weekend, as the LA Kings faced the Montreal Canadiens, Blake Lizotte scored his first NHL goal against Carey Price! 👏

The Saturday night game at Centre Bell, which was Hockey Night in Canada, will be one the Minnesota-native will never forget. 

The rookie, who has been praised for his strong work ethic in his first season, was finally rewarded with his first NHL goal, bringing him to six points this season (1-5=6).

Video: LAK@MTL: Lizotte swats shot home for first NHL goal

Tweet from @mctclover: Lizotte leaving it out on the ice every game. So impressed with this kid. #LAKings

Tweet from @poprocksandCola: BLAKE LIZOTTE FINALLY #GoKingsGo

"It's a lifelong goal, ever since I started playing hockey. It's a pretty special feeling," Lizotte said after the game.

"I was pretty caught up in the game to be honest, I didn't really think about it a whole lot, but I'm sure it'll hit me soon."

Tweet from @FoxSportsWest: "It's a pretty special feeling. I was pretty caught up in the game, to be honest. I'm sure it will hit me here soon"Blake Lizotte talks with @CarrlynBathe after scoring his first career @NHL goal.#GoKingsGo | @LAKings pic.twitter.com/D8Bz5usVFm

Tweet from @Mooymoney: Best game @LAKings Lizotte has played all season.....what a story

Tweet from @Ch4mWow: Congratulations Blake Lizotte of the #LAKings on his FIRST NHL goal and Assist. Final score 3-2 Montreal #Habs well fought game guys.

Lizotte's success what bolstered by being paired alongside felllow rookies in what Todd McLellan referred to as the "Kid Line." Centered by Lizotte, the line also included two additional 1997-born players: Carl Grundstrom and Austin Wagner.

If this is any indication of the future, there is a lot to look forward to... because the boys are buzzing. 

Tweet from @TrojanWarrior: The Lizotte, Grundy, Wags lime is buzzing. Caring this Kings team offensively. #GoKingsGo #LAKings

Tweet from @nhlturcotte: LIZOTTE! SO HAPPY FOR YOU @BLizotte46 🖤🖤

Tweet from @davolites: Gundstrom - Lizotte - Wagnerneeds to be an everyday thingpencil that in TMac#GoKingsGo

See Lizotte and the rest of the LA Kings play at STAPLES Center this week!

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