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Watch: Adam Fantilli has electric performance against Red Wings prospects


(The Columbus Dispatch)


In just Fantilli's second game donning the Columbus Blue Jackets uniform, he did not disappoint.





The Third-overall draft pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets had yet another stellar performance tonight.


With a final score of 10-7 for Columbus, Fantilli contributed on 5 of the goals. He recorded the impressive stat line:

3 Goals, 2 Assists, 5 Points, 9 Shots, +2




Here is the first goal that put Columbus on the board. Watch him absolutely dangle his way around the Red Wings prospects, and find a clear path to the net.





No more than five minutes later, Fantilli would then send a beautiful backhand saucer to David Jiricek to cut the lead down to two.




The Blue Jackets would go on to score 5 more times in the next 13 minutes, to take a 7-4 lead over Detroit.





With a score now 7-4, Fantilli would score his second of the game on the powerplay (Watch Below).





Now with a score of 9-4, Fantilli will find the empty-net to complete the Hat-trick.




Tonights game closes out the tournament in Traverse City. Fantilli recorded 7 points during both games.



Adam Fantilli was just the third freshman in NCAA history to win the Hobey Baker award, following in the footsteps of Jack Eichel (2015) and Paul Kariya (1993).



Who will have a stronger rookie season? Bedard or Fantilli