Certain moments in a young player’s life will never be forgotten—even in garbage time.

Tyson Jost, Colorado’s first pick at No. 10 out of the University of North Dakota, scored his first NHL goal Thursday night at The Can with his ever-supporting grandfather in the audience. The goal came off a pass from captain Gabriel Landeskog and was tipped by Rocco Grimaldi before finding the stick of Jost for the top-shelf beauty. Of course, the Avs would go on to lose the game to the Wild 4-3 on a controversial call to continue their historically bad season, but not without sprinkling some highlights here and there.

No. 10 overall selection: $917,000
Being on the league’s worst team: A blow to your ego
Making Grandpa Proud: Priceless

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Dennis Best

Dennis is a Denver native and graduate of the Colorado Media School. He has been a Colorado sports fan his whole life and is excited to write about and study the Denver Broncos organization from the view point of an analyst.

  • Blackboard Warrior

    Grandpa Jost should be our new mascot!