Trade rumor favorite Kerby Rychel gets his first NHL goal

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For some hockey fans, the main question revolving around Kerby Rychel trade rumors might have been “Why should I care?” or even “Who is Kerby Rychel?”

Not everyone keeps prospects high on the radar, so with that in mind, Rychel’s getting his chance to show why he’s relevant – whether that means cementing his place with the Columbus Blue Jackets or possibly impressing a suitor in a trade.

(He’s been the catalyst of a few this season.)

It helps to score, then, and Rychel scored his first goal at the NHL level on Tuesday.

You can watch video of that tally above, which was triggered thanks to a great play by William Karlsson.

This tweet features the tally, too, if that’s your preference: