Riley Damiani has notched his first two pro hockey goals.
Damiani played for the Kitchener Rangers from 2016 to 2020, and was a co-captain during the 2019 to 2020 season. The 20-year-old centre was drafted into the NHL in 2018 by the Dallas Stars in the 5th round and was the 137th pick overall.
On Friday, while playing for the Texas Stars (Dallas' AHL affiliate) Damiani scored his first professional career goal, as well as his second.
The Stars beat the Iowa Wild during the opening night of the AHL season on the road on Friday, and the final score was 8-4.
Damiani and the rest of Texas Stars with play the Wild again on Saturday.
Riley Damiani put up a great night in Des Moines. Two goals including his first pro tally.— Texas Stars (@TexasStars) February 6, 2021
Congrats on the 1st (and 2nd) of many! pic.twitter.com/elUGpPz7BV