The game got off to a quick start with an early penalty shot for Chicago. The Blackhawks couldn’t convert and the Golden Knights took over. William Carrier and William Karlsson gave Vegas a 2-0 lead 6:30 minutes into the game. However, Patrick Kane would get Chicago within one and the 1st period would come to a close with 2-1 Vegas.
Chicago scored two 2nd period goals in a span of 45 seconds. Vegas was awarded a penalty shot of their own, but Jonathan Marchessault couldn’t slip it past the Blackhawks goaltender.
The Golden Knights began the 3rd period trailing 3-2 and looked to get back into the game early. However, the Blackhawks had other plans and scored their fourth goal 3:57 into the final frame. Vegas would have a few chances but couldn’t get any closer. Chicago would add another to finish off their 5-2 victory.
Vegas’ record drops to (9-8-3) and they remain at 21 points for the season. The Golden Knights will play next on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm in Los Angeles. They’ll head right back home for a back-to-back on Sunday against the Calgary Flames.