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Watch: Blackhawks rookie Dominik Kubalik scores his first career NHL hat trick

The rookie scored all three goals in the third period.

NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Tampa Bay Lightning Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Dominik Kubalik scored his first career NHL hat trick in the third period against the Lightning on Thursday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.

Kubalik tied it 2-2 when he followed his shot and knocked in a rebound at 5:02 of the third. He scored his second with a one-timer from the right face-off circle on the power-play to make it 4-2 at 11:43. The rookie completed his hat trick when he scored into an empty net at 17:29 for the 5-2 final.