Vesey ended his eight-game goal drought with a power-play tally late in the third period Tuesday, and it held up as the game-winner in a 3-2 victory over Carolina.

It'd been a quiet eight-game slide for Vesey, who took only nine shots in that span and saw his ice time dwindle to just 11:00 (his third-lowest mark of the year) in Sunday's game. He rebounded in this one, though, putting three shots on net and skating nearly 15 minutes. Vesey's 14 points in 24 games represent a pretty decent start to his NHL career, but his long-term potential is far higher than that.

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