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12/31 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Ride Giveaway

The Vegas Golden Knights took on the Anaheim Ducks and we were able to give away tickets and ride on the Zamboni to some lucky fans! The Ducks got on the board first, but their lead wouldn’t last long. Mark Stone tied the game 1-1 with his third goal in his last two games. Alex Tuch jammed one through with :20 seconds left in the 1st period to give his team the 2-1 lead.

Reilly Smith scores the only 2nd period goal, taking advantage of another Ducks mistake. Smith registered his 15th goal of the season, stretching Vegas’ lead to 3-1.

Jonathan Marchessault extended the lead to 4-1 with his first penalty shot of the season. The Ducks would get one back to get within two but Vegas would score an empty-netter and come away with a 5-2 victory.

Vegas’ record improves to 22-15-6 winning their last game of 2019. They’ll next take the ice on Thursday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Game is scheduled for 7p.

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12/28 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Ride Giveaway

The Vegas Golden Knights took on the Arizona Coyotes and we were able to give away tickets and ride on the Zamboni to one lucky fan! It was a quick turnaround for Vegas as they returned home for a matchup against Arizona. The Golden Knights shook off their rust from the night before and came out strong. Mark Stone opened the game with his 14th goal of the season giving Vegas the 1-0 lead. After the Coyotes tied the game, Stone took it into his own hands and regained the lead for his team.

Chandler Stephenson scored :12 seconds into the 2nd period giving Vegas a quick 3-1 edge. Paul Stastny added another goal to extend the lead 4-1.

The 3rd period played out well for Vegas, only allowing four shots on net. Vegas held onto their three-goal lead and won the game easily 4-1.

Vegas’ record improves to 21-15-6 and now hold sole possession of first place in the Pacific Division. They’ll next hit the ice on New Year’s Eve day against the Anaheim Ducks. Game time is scheduled for noon.

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12/23 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Ride Giveaway

 

The Golden Knights hosted the Colorado Avalanche for their last game before the Christmas break and we were able to give away tickets and a ride on the Zamboni to one lucky fan. Unfortunately, for the Golden Knights the visitors scored the opening goal. Old friend Pierre-Eduard Bellemare put Colorado ahead 1-0 with a quick backhand that got passed Marc-Andre Fleury. Bellemare’s former linemate Ryan Reaves tied the game for Vegas midway through the period. However, the Avalanche took over the remaining ten minutes adding two more goals. After the opening period, Vegas trailed Colorado 3-1.

There wasn’t much scoring in the early parts of the 2nd period but there were some fireworks. Deryk Engelland and Valeri Nichushkin dropped gloves, both earning five-minute penalties. Max Pacioretty got Vegas within one with his 16th of the season, but the Avalanche continued to bring their offense. Colorado added two more, including another goal from Bellemare. After 40 minutes, the Golden Knights trailed 5-2.

William Carrier got Vegas back within two early in the 3rd period but Colorado would score and get that goal right back. Adding more their lead, the Avalanche soundly defeated Vegas 7-3.

Vegas’ record drops to (20-14-6) and sit with 46 points, tied with Arizona for the Pacific Division lead. The players will have a few days off for the holidays and get back on the ice Friday. Vegas will face the Ducks in Anaheim, face-off is scheduled for 7P.

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12/17 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Ride Giveaway

Vegas 3 Minnesota 2

Vegas hosted the Minnesota Wild, a team with an unbeaten record at the T-Mobile Arena. In three previous games in Las Vegas, the Wild were 3-0.

The opening period was a back and forth contest but turned quickly in favor of the Wild with about four minutes remaining. Vegas was called for three late penalties resulting in a power-play goal for Minnesota. After 20 minutes, the Golden Knights trailed 1-0.

Chandler Stephenson would continue to impress his new teammates tying up the game with his 6th goal of the season, and his 3rd as a Golden Knight. Shea Theodore would give Vegas the lead on a nice rush with 10 seconds left in the 2nd period.

Tomas Nosek added to Vegas’ lead with his 5th goal of the season stretching his team’s lead to 3-1. Minnesota would get one with their goalie pulled but couldn’t find the equalizer in the dying seconds.

Vegas’ record improves to 19-13-5 with 43 points. The team will take a quick divisional road trip to play Vancouver and San Jose. They’ll face off against the Canucks on Thursday night. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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12/15 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Ride Giveaway

VGK Doubles Up Vancouver 6-3

The Golden Knights welcomed in divisional foe Vancouver Canucks to a Sunday afternoon matchup. The game got off to a quick start for both teams. Nick Holden wristed his third goal of the season, giving Vegas the early 1-0 lead. Elias Pettersson tied the game on a nice second effort goal past Marc-Andre Fleury. Vegas was awarded two power plays in the 1st period, and Valentin Zykov capitalized on one of them to give the Golden Knights a 2-1 lead.

Jonathan Marchessault gave Vegas a two-goal lead early in the 2nd period on a beautiful tick-tack-toe play with his linemates. Mark Stone would join the party, tallying his 12th goal of the season, giving Vegas a 4-1 lead.

Vancouver would get on the board and trim the lead in half early in the 3rd period. Max Pacioretty scored Vegas’ fifth of the night, continuing his hot streak. He would add another later. With his goals, Pacioretty has scored 8 points in his last four games. The Golden Knights would go on to beat Vancouver 6-3.

Vegas’ record improves to 18-13-5 as they slide into second place in the Pacific Division. The Golden Knights will next host the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

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12/10 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Ride Giveaway

Vegas hosted Chicago for a midweek matchup against the Blackhawks. The Golden Knights got an extra boost with their leader Marc-Andre Fleury back in net.

The first featured 25 total shots on net but both goalies made some outstanding saves. Neither team would score, and the 1st period came to a close tied at 0-0.

Reilly Smith would open the scoring in the 2nd period with his 13th goal of the season on a Golden Knights power play. Deryk Engelland would add his first of the season to give Vegas a 2-0 lead. William Karlsson tapped in a shorthanded goal with under a minute left giving his team a 3-0 advantage.

Mark Stone and Max Pacioretty teamed up early in the 3rd period to make it 4-0 Vegas. Stone drove to the net, put on the breaks and touch passed it to Pacioretty for the easy goal. Ryan Reaves shot a one-timer past Crawford for a 5-0 Vegas lead. Fleury continued to put on a stellar performance, stopping everything Chicago shot at him. The Golden Knights would win easily 5-1.

Vegas’ record improves to 16-12-5 and now has a total of 37 points on the season. The team will travel to St. Louis for a matchup Thursday night against the reigning Stanley Cup champions. Game time is scheduled for 5P.

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12/8 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket & Zamboni Giveaway

The Vegas Golden Knights got to skate on their home ice for the first since November 29th in an afternoon matchup against the New York Rangers.

Vegas had many quality scoring chances from the start of the game but couldn’t seem to get one past Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev. New York scored two goals in a span of :14 seconds to take a 2-0 lead after one period of action.

The Rangers continued to shut down Vegas’ offense and scored more goals in the 2nd period. Vegas gave up a power play goal, followed up with an even-strengthen goal to make it 4-0 visitors.

The game got chippy in the 3rd period leading to a fight with William Carrier and NY’s Brendan Lemieux. Lemieux landed a questionable hit on Cody Glass which Vegas took exception with. The Rangers would add another taking a commanding 5-0 lead.

Vegas’ record drops to (15-12-5) and break their five-game point streak. The Golden Knights will try and get back on track Tuesday against the Chicago Blackhawks. Game time is scheduled for 7P.

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11/29 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

 

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.

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11/21 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

Vegas allowed San Jose to get on the board first; however, Gerard Gallant used an early challenge. Gallant ended up being right, and the goal was called off because goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was interfered with. The 1st period would end in a scoreless tie.

Timo Meier would score quickly to start the 2nd period giving the Sharks a 1-0 lead. Vegas would get a power-play opportunity but couldn’t convert. After 40 minutes of action, the Golden Knights trailed the Sharks by one.

Down 1-0 to start the 3rd period, Vegas worked hard to get back in the game. Brayden McNabb would tie the game for Vegas midway through the period.

The game went to OT, where it was a wild back and forth period. A few one-on-none breaks materialized, and Logan Couture finished off the game-winner. San Jose won in Vegas 2-1 in overtime.

Vegas’ record falls to 11-9-4. The Golden Knights get back on the ice Saturday to welcome in Connor McDavid at the Edmonton Oilers. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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11/23 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

It didn’t take long for the greatest hockey player in the world to get going. Edmonton took an early 1-0 lead on a dandy of a goal by Connor McDavid. The Oilers would add another late in the period to make it 2-0. However, the Golden Knights fought back and got a much needed goal by Cody Eakin to trim the lead in half. After 20 minutes Edmonton held a 2-1 advantage.

Markus Granlund would give the Oilers a two goal lead 3-1 midway through the second period. However, Shea Theodore would show of his dangling skills and score a beauty getting Vegas within one. Vegas would get stuck on an early 3rd period penalty kill and McDavid would tack on his second of the evening. Edmonton controlled the third period and won the game 4-2.

Vegas’ record drops to (11-10-4) and gets ready for a brief road trip before Thanksgiving. The Golden Knights will take on the Stars Monday night in Dallas. Game is scheduled for 530P.

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