Jake Neighbours scored while his Dad was being interviewed and then his Dad analyzed the replay
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Jake Neighbours scored while his Dad was being interviewed and then his Dad analyzed the replay

This is awesome! Give Dad a job on NHL Network!



St. Louis Blues sophomore Jake Neighbours has caught fire lately with five goals in his last six games and with seven goals and eight points in 21 games so far this season.

The former 1st round pick (26th overall in 2020) had a solid campaign last year with six goals and 10 points in 43 games. Again, this season he's nearly matched his point totals from last year in less than half the games.

The best part of it all though is how Blues fans have embraced the gutsy young forward. Neighbours was featured during a segment on the Blues' broadcast this evening and actually managed to score a goal while his Dad, Ed Neighbours, was being interviewed by the Andy Strickland on Bally Sports.

Check out Dad breaking down the play and analyzing his son's goal on live television:

"He's playing so well right now and it's just good to see him get rewarded for the hard work...."


LOL... you've got to love that!

I love the analysis even more though:

"That's what they've wanted from him. That's what they need. Net front. Deflecting pucks, get a rebound and bang it in."

Love, love, looooove this!

Good on ya, Jake and even better on you Dad. Enjoy every moment.

The Blues now improve to 12-9-1 on the season thanks in large part to Neighbours and his two goal performance in tonight's 6-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres. The Blues are currently holding onto a Wild Card spot in the NHL's Western Conference Standings after an offseason in which I think most fans and analysts counted them out of the league's Stanley Cup Playoffs race.

If this team can keep up its winning ways and continue to see improvement from young players like Neighbours, defenseman Tyler Tucker and goaltender Joel Hofer a sneaky playoff berth isn't out of the picture. After all, this is a team that has some solid veteran leadership with Brayden Schenn, Justin Faulk and yes even Jordan Binnington.

The NHL is better off when the Blues are a good team, so here's hoping they can keep things trending in the right direction.

Source: St. Louis Blues