Jeff Skinner records first career hat trick

Young Carolina Hurricanes sniper Jeff Skinner has managed nearly 75 goals in his NHL career so far, but he'd never managed to record three goals in a single game. Until Thursday night, that is, when he accomplished that precise feat against the Nashville Predators.

Skinner scored the game-tying goal and an insurance marker in the second period, then added an empty-netter in the games waning seconds. Here's Skinner's second goal of the night, scored with an absolute blast on the power-play:

Jeff Skinner records first career hat trick
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