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WATCH: Cale Makar scores his first NHL goal

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Calgary Flames v Colorado Avalanche - Game Three
DENVER, COLORADO - APRIL 15: Cale Makar #8 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal in the first period against the Calgary Flames in Game Three of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 15, 2019 in Denver, Colorado.
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Tonight the long anticipated NHL debut of Cale Makar with the Colorado Avalanche happened and the rookie had an impact on the game right away.

With the Avalanche holding a 2-0 lead over the Calgary Flames in the first period, Makar would get the puck from Nathan MacKinnon as they rushed the Flames zone, and Makar would battle with Flames forward Mikael Backlund who would come up from behind Cale, but couldn’t stop the freshman from shooting the puck from just below the hashmarks, and up and around Mike Smith for his first ever goal.

Makar’s parents were in the crowd and really enjoyed the moment.

Cale Makar knows how to make an impression on his team, and the fans in the rink: