They aren’t always pretty, but each goal counts just the same on the scoresheet.
At least that was the case on Oct. 6 when Bridgeport Sound Tigers 20-year-old forward Kieffer Bellows felt his first professional goal go off of his skate and in, less than two periods into his pro debut against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
“It was definitely very satisfying. A lot of excitement there,” Bellows said. “You’re always excited to play professional hockey one day. You dream of it when you’re younger and to get your first goal in your first game is a nice monkey off the back.”
While it was Bellows’ first professional goal, it’s not out of the ordinary to see his arms in the air as the red light flashes above the net.
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