Mathieu Joseph Makes NHL Debut with Tampa Bay Lightning

Following an impressive preseason, Mathieu Joseph made Tampa Bay’s opening night roster and made his NHL debut at the age of 21. Joseph played 13:50 in a 2-1 shootout victory, contributing 2 shots, 3 hits and 1 takeaway.

This is only Joseph’s second professional season, as he spent last year with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch. He lead the team in scoring with 53 points in 70 games as a rookie.