Irwin on first NHL goal: 'I'm sure my parents are really happy'
Sharks rookie Matt Irwin hammered a shot past Seymon Varlamov for his first NHL goal on Saturday.
-- matter when got his first. NHL point the other night but your first NHL goal today. That's probably the more special one to remember it -- there I mean injury or -- playing in the NHL and you get that -- first. First goal in. Nice to do it at home how the crowd behind you and it was just ecstatic. And your parents are your biggest fans are -- story on the other day they were watching the game read your first point. The RD on the phone call the text message to the Jeter -- to I can imagine there's a couple of sacks and -- -- -- to laugh. A bit more caller anyway I'm sure there really happy so -- Lot of could get them. -- about the play itself puck came out off the walls almost like setting up for a perfect one -- you you rifle. Yeah I just came off the bench Syria out of their zone for the PP there and you know it came out I honestly have no idea how it got out there -- -- indirect off the boards and took a quick look at the mountain on just. Pretty much -- -- from there and then when it's soft it's exactly it's like you've got all that popular item and you couldn't hit it harder yeah I got excited definitely got all of that but sound like I said I didn't I wasn't placing it anywhere I don't think can just one -- now. This will go against talked in the broadcast about the calming influence me to gamble supposed to do you view. About what you've been able to do for him in just being a solid players that you can feel comfortable when he can jump plays you know that you're there -- I think that's important actually you know. Feel the work off each other on you know obviously what he does authors it speaks for itself and a and -- my job is just to make it so he cannot continue to play his game and on afterward honesty partner so much so. Both have been able to do that Foreman you know he's done he's been a great time mentor for me for the first four games. Plus cushion there -- ever find yourself pinching yourself lost couple days just say while I'm here in them. I'm I'm I'm taking advantage of this opportunity yet for Israel and in you know he drivel that your whole life growing up and finally for it to happen it's exciting and that. You know it's it's pretty cool it's kind of stop putting words Tom and just got to keep going keep in the -- and now hopefully keep contributing.