Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 10-17-2023


The Golden Knights and Dallas Stars met up for a rematch of the 2023 Western Conference Finals. Both clubs had early chances but came out empty-handed after the opening 20 minutes.

The offense came alive in the middle frame. First, the Stars snapped the scoreless tie 5:52 into the period. Seven minutes later VGK defenseman Kaedan Korczak evened the score with his first career NHL goal.

Vegas began the final period on a two-man advantage but Dallas was able to kill it off and preserve the 1-1 lock. Minutes later the Stars took the lead off an offensive zone faceoff shot. The Golden Knights heavily pressured the Stars in the final five minutes allowing William Karlsson to tie the game off a deflection. Each team had chances in overtime but the game was decided in a shootout. Shea Theodore and Jonathan Marchessault beat Dallas’ goaltender to remain undefeated.

The Golden Knights record improves to 4-0-0 defeating the Stars 3-2 in overtime. Vegas will fly north to Winnipeg for a game with another team they eliminated in the postseason. Puck drop against the Jets is scheduled for 5 PM.

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Vegas Golden Knights vs Seattle Kraken 10-10-2023

 The Stanley Cup champions began their quest to defend their title on Tuesday night against the Seattle Kraken. After raising the City of Las Vegas’ first Stanley Cup banner the Golden Knights started up right where they left off. After a few early rushes from Seattle, Vegas’ offense took control. Chandler Stephenson scored the first goal of 2023-24 in acrobatic fashion.

Vegas controlled the puck earlier on in the middle frame which lead to a successful breakaway for Ivan Barbashev. Brayden McNabb found Barbashev up the middle with a successful seam for VGK’s third goal of the game. The Golden Knights successfully killed off two penalties to hold on to their 3-1 edge.

Seattle put on the pressure early in the final period but Adin Hill stood tall in net. The Golden Knights fought off a crucial five minute penalty preserving their two-goal lead. With 1:15 remaining in the game Jack Eichel iced the game with an empty-net goal.

The Golden Knights win their first game of the season 4-1 over the Kraken. Vegas will try and remain undefeated on Thursday night in San Jose. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:30 PM.

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