WATCH: Andrey Kuzmenko scores first two goals as a Canuck in first period vs. Seattle
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5 months ago
First, Andrey Kuzmenko had some time and space, and made no mistake.
Kuzmenko opened the scoring of the Canucks’ Thursday night tilt with the Seattle Kraken by wiring home a wrist shot less than three minutes into the first period.
Kuzmenko took a clean pass from Quinn Hughes and made this game 1-0 early.
As the saying goes, that’s a goal at any level.
But Kuzmenko wasn’t done there.
Just shy of the ten-minute mark of the period with the Canucks on the power play, Kuzmenko benefited from Elias Pettersson’s vision and playmaking ability to make it 2-0 on a goal that may have brought a tear to the eyes of Anson Carter and Alex Burrows.
Elias Pettersson picked up assists on both goals, for those keeping score at home.
The Canucks signed the highly sought-after Kuzmenko this past offseason after multiple teams were vying for the 26-year-old Russian winger.
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