When he received the news on Sunday that he was being called up to the Flyers, Morgan Frost thought about the hard work it took to make the NHL.
The kid scored 106 goals and 310 points in 257 junior hockey games for the OHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Over his final two seasons, he erupted for 221 points (79 goals, 142 assists) in 125 games.
That's a lot of scoring, which got him noticed.
"It's obviously cliché, but it's every kid's dream, you dream about it growing up," Frost said Monday of being called up to make his NHL debut. "Honestly, after I got that call, I didn't really know what to do for like an hour. So much joy, just so many things running through your head and everything you've worked for. Great feeling."
Now he has the feeling of scoring his first career NHL goal. And, boy, did he show his skill while doing it Tuesday night against the Panthers at BB&T Center.
When the 20-year-old center gets in deep, he can make these types of plays on a goalie, even Sergei Bobrovsky.
Frost will always remember that one.
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