Hendrix Lapierre Is 14th Caps Player to Score in First NHL Game, and Other Data

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Posted October 15, 2021

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Capitals rookie Hendrix Lapierre is the 14th player, and first since Christian Djoos, to score in his first NHL game in the team’s history. Others have scored in their first game with the team but had played with other teams first, most recently Anthony Mantha.

Lapierre is also only the seventh Caps player to score while a teenager.

Other recent Caps who scored in their NHL debut are Nathan Walker, Andre Burakovsky, Jakub Klepis, and Alex Ovechkin.

See all the data here:

Players Who Scored in Caps Debut