Stanislav Galiev’s First NHL Goal Was Kind of a Bummer

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Posted April 11, 2015

Galiev skates over to a fan after the game and gives away his jersey. (Caps Outsider)

In his second career NHL game, Stanislav Galiev scored his first career goal. But it was in the final minutes of a losing effort in the final regular season game.

“I’m excited and it’s a great memory, but I would rather the boys have a win today. But it’s a great feeling.”

Galiev, 23, will likely be heading back to Hershey for the Bears’ playoff run. He previously won a Kelly Cup with the Reading Royals a couple of years ago.

“I’ve had a tremendous week. I made my NHL debut and I get a goal.”

Congratulations to @galixon on his first @nhl goal today! #CapsNYR

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This fan gets the jersey that Galiev wore when he scored his first career NHL goal. (Caps Outsider)