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Connor Bedard’s OT Winning Goal Against Jets Leaves Blackhawks Fans Emotionally Overwhelmed

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The 18-year-old prodigy Connor Bedard made millions of fans across the globe on Wednesday night when he scored the winning goal for the Chicago Blackhawks. Connor etched his name in the history books as he became the youngest player in the franchise to record an overtime goal, marking the first of his NHL career. It was Bedard’s second goal of the night as the Blackhawks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 at the United Center. He was also named the No. 1 star of the game, received a grand ovation, and sent the fans into a frenzy. 

In the first period, the Blackhawks registered their first goal of the night courtesy of the promising talent, Connor Bedard. The second period saw the Jets scoring an early goal to tie things up. The Blackhawks seized control in the third period, outshooting the Jets 8-0. However, they couldn’t break the deadlock which led to the overtime nail-biter.

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In the first period of overtime, Connor Bedard displayed his offensive skills with three shots on goal and he finally found the back of the net to notch the winning goal for his side.

Fans lauded Connor Bedard for his epic performance against the Jets

In a video clip dropped by Blackhawk Talks, one of the Blackhawks can be seen shedding happy tears after Connor scored the winning goal.

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Here are some of the other fans reaction:

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@Mazursky8895: “Kids is the real deal. Generational so exciting to watch.”

@imdwest: “Kid does it all”

@DeFiBuck: “kid is the truth.”

@SDZegras: “Hate on Connor Bedard all you want, but the number of kids across the world that will watch his highlights and choose to pick up a hockey stick because of him will impact the future of the sport immensely”

@westinks2011: “Sweet goal !!”

@Krazyitalian69: “That was sick and saucy 😈”

@CanucksIn4: “That’s our boy. #Canucks”

@JRW_14: “I think I’ll be watching this on repeat for the next month or two”

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