Keith Tkachuk won’t throw hat on ice for son’s hat trick

Keith Tkachuk won’t throw hat on ice for son’s hat trick

Some fathers just won’t be able to give up the hard adore, even in their kids’ most significant moments.

Matthew Tkachuk scored a hat trick to lead the Calgary Flames to a 9-6 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in a wild Recreation 1 of the Fight of Alberta in the next spherical of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The group at the Saddledome was loud throughout the contest and erupted when Tkachuk notched the hat trick in an vacant net to seal the acquire. A storm of hats strike the ice, barring one particular the 24-year-previous did not get the one off the head of his father, Keith Tkachuk.

The previous NHL star forward was caught on digicam refusing to toss his hat on the ice to celebrate his son’s hat trick.

The total Tkachuk family, like younger brother Brady of the Ottawa Senators, was there to cheer on Matthews from the stands, with the youthful Tkachuk functioning the crowd in advance of puck fall.

Matthew Tkachuk was all in excess of the ice, not only locating the back of the internet but also having under the Oilers’ skin, especially forward Evander Kane. Both of those gamers had been handed offsetting minors for roughing in the third interval right after a stoppage in participate in. After going chirping back and forth in the box for the length of the penalties, Tkachuk was authorized to leave the sin bin in advance of teammate Oliver Kylington, who had also been assessed a small penalty prior to the scrum concerning Tkachuk and Kane. According to NHL rule 16.2, a crew is allowed to declare which of their gamers can leave the box first when penalties are assessed at the similar time.

The gritty Flames’ forward jumped on the ice and scored his second of the sport with Kane remaining to witness the tally from the penalty box.

Practically 9 minutes afterwards in the time period, Tkachuk sent the puck in an empty net, acquiring the hat trick and wrapping up a wild initially recreation in the Struggle of Alberta.

Calgary prospects the sequence 1- with Activity 2 established for Friday evening at the Saddledome.

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