If you had Ryan Reaves in your “first goal” pool, you might’ve just won big. He used to have a massive goal drought, but not anymore. He potted his first of the season against Josh Harding doing what he does best – creating space, plowing to the net, and scaring the bejesus out of the opposition. Witness:
He very nearly got involved in a scrum later, so if you have him in your Gordie Howe Hat Trick pool, bet more now.
Other than that, it was a fairly un-eventful first period. Blues are up 9-7 in SOG, and 1-0 on the scoreboard. Let’s see if that continues on.