Jim Jost

Tyson Jost, Colorado's 2016 first-round pick, scored his first NHL goal Thursday, and his grandfather Jim reacted with tears of joy and pride.

Jost was playing his fourth NHL game. He joined the team after finishing his college season at North Dakota.

He was scoreless in his first three games. Then he connected with a quick shot past Minnesota goalie Devan Dubnyk.


Here's the goal:

Before the draft, Tyson told The Hockey News, "My grandpa was tough on me. But it was a good tough. You have to work for everything; nothing is handed to you in life."