Johnny Gaudreau has been captivating fans since the second he hit the NHL (and, really, well before then too).

That’s why the young Calgary Flames forward was NESN’s Billy Jaffe’s pick as his favorite player to watch in 2015. Jaffe, Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley broke down a few of their other “best of” NHL categories of 2015 on “The Instigators.”

Check out the highlights in the video above.

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