• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA

VIDEO: Wild rookie Justin Fontaine scores 12 seconds into game

By Chris Peters | Hockey Writer

More NHL: Scores | Standings | League Leaders | Odds | Injuries | Power Rankings

Justin Fontaine has only played in five NHL games for the Minnesota Wild, but he set a franchise record with his first career goal Saturday night.

The 25-year-old rookie scored just 12 seconds into the Wild's game against the Dallas Stars. According to Minnesota's communications department, Fontaine's goal is the fastest to start a game in franchise history, beating out Dany Heatley's previous record by one second.

Fontaine, who spent the last two seasons in the AHL, was a prolific scorer in college at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he was part of a national championship team.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nhl Video

May 27, 2015
Boomer and Carton: Rangers defeat Lightning 7-3 in Game 6 (4:39)
May 26, 2015
Mic'd up: Behind the scenes of Lightning vs. Rangers Game 5
(2:08)
May 26, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Ducks defeat Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 5
(0:53)
May 26, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Lightning defeat Rangers 2-0 in Game 5
(3:28)

Latest

Most Popular

Picks and Projections
Get the latest picks and projections sent directly to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Be on the lookout for the latest picks, lines, projections and analysis in your inbox.