When the game is on the line and you need someone to step up and score the big one, these players know how to get the job done.
Patrik Laine wants to hoist the Stanley Cup, but drinking champagne out of the hallowed trophy is another matter.
After receiving a party invitation from young Lucas Bydak by way of Twitter, Laine made sure he made a belated birthday visit as soon as he could.
When he assessed how the start of his NHL life might play out, Patrik Laine said, “I think it will go just fine to go there, just to the rink and the ice and the game there. I think it will be just good.” That may have been an understatement.