The Golden Knights took on the Washington Capitals and we were able to give one lucky fan tickets to the game and a ride on the Zamboni. The Golden Knights got off to a great start with Nick Holden scoring his 5th goal of the season 3:43 into the game. Vegas jumped on Washington early and capitalized on their mistakes. Reilly Smith doubled the Golden Knights lead with his 23rd of the season late in the opening frame. After 20 minutes the home team held a 2-0 edge.
Max Pacioretty gave his team a three-goal lead 14:06 into the 2nd period. Vegas held Washington to only 6 shots in the period, and 0 shots on the power play. After the first two periods, the Golden Knights were up 3-0.
The Capitals got back into the game in the 3rd period getting two power-play goals from TJ Oshie. However, the Golden Knights were able to fight off the Caps attack and close out the game 3-2.
Vegas improves its record to 31-22-8 raising their point total to 70 points. The Golden Knights take on a tough Tampa team on Thursday night. Puck drop is scheduled for 7p.