Random choices of first career NHL goals by current NHL players, in chronological order: Datsyuk, Ovechkin, Crosby, Kopitar, Stamkos, Tavares, Eberle.

Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings. vs Carolina Hurricanes: October 20, 2001.

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals. vs Columbus Blue Jackets: October 5, 2005.

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins. vs Boston Bruins: October 8, 2005

Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings. vs Anaheim Ducks: October 6, 2006 (first of two goals in the game).

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning. vs Buffalo Sabres: October 30, 2008.

John Tavares, New York Islanders. vs Pittsburgh Penguins: October 3, 2009.

Jordan Eberle, Edmonton Oilers. vs Calgary Flames: October 7, 2010.