He may have started his NHL career a bit slow, but Magnus Paajarvi's rise through the hockey ranks has been as fast as one of his rushes. Here's the story of the former -Svensson through to his first NHL Goal.
Sometimes, a player can come out of nowhere to make a NHL impact. Matt Taromina came from close to there in the hockey world, from Texarkana to the New Jersey Devils in six years, culminating in his first NHL goal.
In our series on First NHL goals, Puck Worlds has a look back a couple of weeks ago to Derek Stepan's unusual start to his NHL career... scoring not just his first, but recording his first hat trick in his first NHL game.