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Highlight of the Night: Winnipeg’s Jacob Trouba steps up

Any great play that victimizes a team from Alberta gets a bit of an asterisk this year, as both the Flames and Oilers are wretched. But Winnipeg rookie defenseman Jacob Trouba looked like a savvy vet on this goal, turning Calgary’s Matt Stajan into a pylon and ripping one past Reto Berra.

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Given that Trouba’s greatest strength is his size and shutdown ability, seeing this offensive burst at the pro level bodes well for the freshman’s future.