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Watch: Nic Hague scores first NHL goal for Golden Knights against Bruins

It took 38 games into his NHL career for the rookie defenseman to find twine.

Vegas Golden Knights v Boston Bruins Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

After many posts, even a double post or two, Nicolas Hague is an NHL goal scorer.

The Vegas Golden Knights rookie defenseman, the 34th pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, scored the first goal of his NHL career Tuesday against the Boston Bruins.

Hague’s goal was a beauty, and it came at a crucial time. The Golden Knights took a 2-1 lead at 10:59 of the second period when Hague connected on a one-timer from fellow defenseman Nate Schmidt at the tail-end of a power play.

Jonathan Marchessault also had an assist to give himself points in back-to-back games.

Hague’s teammates have dubbed this powerful shot the “Haguerbomb,” which is fantastic for a player who just turned 21 a little over a month ago. Just don’t give him the real stuff if you’d like his NHL career to prolong.

But a fantastic moment for Hague, nonetheless, despite the fact the Golden Knights lost 3-2 to Boston after surrendering two goals in the third period.

“It was just a lot of fun, that moment,” Hague said. “Seeing it go in and being able to celebrate with the guys, and having them there congratulating me. It was definitely a moment I’ll never forget.”