The Flames Calgary said he had been missing six or seven weeks in the past two games and did not want to allow another quality qualification to pass. He did not. It was harnessed by its Chicago Blackhawks chemist Collin Delia 54 seconds into the third season of winning 4-3 Calgary at the United Center on Monday.
"Guys gave me a hard time on her knee there, saying," about him, "said Gaudreau.
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But Gaudreau has made more connections than he has lost. He was 25 years old, who doubled the Blackhawks and got two help in the Flames & # 39; 5-3 against Avalanche Colorado at Scotiabank Saddledome Wednesday, there are 66 points (26 visits, 40 help) in 45 games. He has four goals from his 30th senior NHL appointment established in 2015-16 and had a very hard 18-point NHL position of 84 on the last season.
No wonder that Gaudreau was selected to the Honda NHL 2019 All-Star Star Game at SAP Center in San Jose on January 26th. This is the fifth All-Star game.
"Indeed he deserves it," Flames on Michael Frolik said. "It's an incredible player. It's so fast, and in those small places, that's a bit, it can handle its case with fast. It's fun to watch it and it's been brilliant this year. "
Gaudreau has been very special recently. He has 15 points (seven goals, eight support) in a six-game game streak. NHL's First Star was nominated for the week ending on 6 January after 11 points (five goals, six help) were spread in four games to help Flames (28-13-4, 60 point) first in the & # 39; first place. The Welsh Department. It has thrived three times over a long time with this season, linked to either in NHL Mark Scheifele of the Winnipeg Jets and Jeff Skinner of Buffalo Sabers, one behind behind Dylan Larkin of Detroit red pages.
Giordano said he still wonders some of the things Gaudreau can do.
"He'll get the puck for you in situations where you do not think he can," said Giordano. "But I'm thinking of what people do not see just as competitively. It's the best players in the League [competitive] because they want to have a point in key settings, and that's how it is.
"Imagine playing lunch and things like that. I'm happy with the way in which this job is going this year, it is definitely given to that next step."
The next step is a major reason why the Flames, who are playing Florida Panthers in Calgary on Friday (9pm ET; SNW, FS-F, NHL.TV), the second place in the NHL with 162 visitors headed, 15 behind the Tampa Bay Destruction.
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Guardians Travis Hamonic, which was traded to Calgary at New York Islanders on June 24, 2017, Gaudreau said, due to the size and speed, difficult to protect.
"One of those people who are not frightened to go to the hard areas," said Hamonic, was played for the Islanders from 2010-17. "By saying that, many times the hard areas are really interesting on the ice, just? But you can not be hit because of the size and ability to turn on your ability.
"It's waiting for you to grab it and it's going on the other way. As many defenders in the League, you will try to It's hard for players. And it's probably the most difficult thing you've got, the better it will get. "
Gaudreau, with 354 points (123 visitors, 231 help) in 357 NHL games, is often compared to other NHL scenes, Blackhawks Patrick KaneFlames Flames Coach Bill Peters said "Americans are fast, vibrant, talented, better-made players."
Kane, who makes his eighth appearance on All-Star Game, has been a long-time assistant of Gaudreau.
"You've seen a last game against us, how it works on its borders and is capable of controlling the head with its head," said Kane. "It can hit you on so many ways, with its speed or dragging up and downing its game.
"That team has been good and one of the main reasons is that the main line, by Johnny, [Sean] Monahan and [Elias] Lindholm. They seem to have a lot of chemistry, they work apart. "
Monahan is the second one on Flames to Gaudreau with 54 points (23 goals, 31 help). Lindholm, who was sold to the Flames with the Carolina Hurricanes on June 23, the third place with 51 points (21 goals, 30 help). Gaudreau believed very well with both of them and said that Lindholm had been on his line to help him; pull more. There are 146 views on Gaudreau in 45 games; He had 227 sights in 80 games of the season.
"I think last year we played Micheal Ferland, which was a bit larger of a gener, "said Gaudreau." Lindholm, obviously, is a hunter too, but it is possible to see the ice well. He can make beautiful plays, and so I think it's fine; I just had a chance to kill a bit like that on my line. "
Gaudreau added regular crime numbers in her first NHL quarters. This season, it makes that much larger.
"He really wants to be better and he wants to be a game changeer every time he is on the ice," said Hamonic. "What he can do with his or her, I can only make a dream. Sometimes you just sit back and take a back on the ice and you just watch and go, & # 39; Wow. & # 39; "