Former Vancouver Canucks forward and current Ottawa Senator @Adam Gaudette scored the shootout winner against his old team in Tuesday’s game at Rogers Arena.

Gaudette, 25, played the first 153 regular-season games of his National Hockey League with the Canucks before being dealt to the Chicago Blackhawks in 2021.

During his time in Vancouver, Gaudette picked up a little information that proved useful during his attempt on ex-teammate @Thatcher Demko in Tuesday’s skills competition.

“I thought he was gonna be cheating a little more, to be honest,” Gaudette told reporters after the game. “I worked on that move a lot when I was here. I was close with [Canucks goaltending coach] Ian Clark, who sat me down, showed me some video on that type of move. I had it in mind and I just stuck with it.”

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The Senators used Gaudette very sparingly during Tuesday’s game. The 6’1″ forward played just six shifts in the entire contest and none in the third period or overtime; it took some effort from Senators assistant coach Davis Payne to persuade bench boss D.J. Smith to allow Gaudette to shoot.

The Canucks picked up a point in Tuesday’s contest but fell 4–3 to the Senators. J.T. Miller scored the first goal of the shootout but @Alex Formenton tied it in the third round before Gaudette won it in the fifth.