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Connor Bedard Wows in Preseason Debut

Published September 29, 2023 at 10:07
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Connor Bedard is played his first regular-season game in the NHL, with sky-high anticipation levels and all eyes on the match. The most recent first-round picks, including Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby, were regarded as generational talents and will be compared to Bedard throughout his career.

First Game



Connor Bedard had a great game the second time he hit the ice he did this.




Later, he would lend a secondary hand on Phillipp Kurashev's goal in the second period that started the scoring by providing the second assist.

Bedard set up the game-winning goal in overtime as the score remained tied.


Bedard led the Blackhawks' forwards in shots on goal with five, with Andreas Athanasiou being the only other player to attempt more than one shot.

With 21:20 played in the game, Connor Bedard had the most ice time among the forwards. To put an end to any criticism of his defense out the gate, Connor Bedard concluded the game with a plus-two rating.

Additionally, he won 62.5% of his face-offs.

What does the future hold



Although it is unknown how many exhibition games Connor Bedard will participate in, you can be sure that he will frequently be featured in highlight videos.

Though the games will become more competitive once the NHL season begins, Connor Bedard will need to improve his performance to keep pace. He is more than capable of doing it, and he will score highlight-reel his goals along the way.

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