It was the Golden Knights annual Friday-after-Thanksgiving matinee, and this year the Arizona Coyotes were the opponents. Both teams played well defensively, shutting down each other’s offensive rushes. After 20 minutes of play, the game remained scoreless.
Alex Tuch would open the scoring on a nice power-play deflection. Tuch made it 1-0 with his second goal of the year. Arizona would tie it up late in the 2nd period. The game was tied 1-1 after two frames of hockey.
The 3rd was a stalemate for most of the period. Both teams fought up multiple power plays, and the game was forced to go to overtime and eventually a shootout. Tuch would show up once again and win the game in shoutouts.
Vegas’ record improves to 13-11-4 with their 2-1 shootout victory against Arizona. The Golden Knights head back on the road for a three-game set in the NYC area. Vegas will face off Monday against the NY Rangers. Puck drop is scheduled for 4 p.m.