Kirby Dach had a chance to stay it to his former staff, and he ran with it.
The Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Blackhawks went backwards and forwards on Friday afternoon and wound up going to a shootout after the rating remained tied at 2-2 after 5 minutes of time beyond regulation. After goaltender Sam Montembeault stopped Patrick Kane within the second spherical, Dach had a chance to win the sport within the third.
Dach got here in and wired a shot beneath the pad of Blackhawks goalie Arvid Soderblom. As Dach was skating again to his bench, he seemed towards the Chicago crowd and made an “I can’t hear you” gesture.
The Blackhawks chosen Dach with the No. 3 total choose within the 2019 NHL Draft. He had a robust rookie season, scoring 23 factors throughout 64 video games as a 19-year-old in 2019-20, however Dach didn’t take the step ahead the staff hoped for, as he mixed for simply 36 factors over 88 video games in 2021 and 2021-22.
During the primary spherical of the 2022 NHL Draft, which was held in Montreal, the Blackhawks traded Dach to the Canadiens in trade for the No. 13 and No. 66 total picks, which Chicago used on Frank Nazar and Gavin Hayes.
While Dach did obtain boos from the gang in his first sport again in Chicago because the commerce, the gesture was doubtless additionally directed towards the staff’s entrance workplace for opting to commerce him moderately than retaining him round for his or her rebuild.
In 20 video games with the Habs, Dach has 4 targets and 17 factors. He suited up on Montreal’s high line alongside Cole Caufield and Nick Suzuki throughout Friday’s sport in Chicago.