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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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11/19 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

The Golden Knights welcomed in the Toronto Maple Leafs for a mid-November, non-conference clash. The 1st period was tight, and both teams did a solid job defending. Each team was shutout, and the period ended in a scoreless tie.

Cody Glass would open up the scoring with his 4th goal of the season. On a Vegas power play, Max Pacioretty blasted a shot on net, which Glass loosened the puck and gave his team the 1-0 edge.

The Maple Leafs would tie the game at one in the 3rd period, but the Golden Knights would regain the lead: 41 seconds later. Tomas Nosek scored on a breakaway using his backend to give Vegas the 2-1 lead. The Golden Knights would add two more and win 4-2.

Vegas improves their record to 11-9-3 and find themselves on a two-game winning streak. The Golden Knights get back on the ice Thursday for a divisional battle against the San Jose Sharks. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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11/17 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

The Golden Knights were determined to break their five-game losing skid against the Calgary Flames on a Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas. William Karlsson got the memo and opened up the scoring with his seventh goal of the season. Vegas battled and kept Calgary off the board and skated into the 1st intermission 1-0.

Both teams traded penalties to begin the 2nd period, but the Golden Knights would take advantage of messy play. Paul Stastny made a great move and snapped a shot past Calgary’s goaltender. After 40 minutes, Vegas held on to their 2-0 lead.

Max Pacioretty, Cody Eakin, Mark Stone, and William Karlsson all added third-period goals to take a commanding 6-0 lead. Marc-Andre Fleury was once again brilliant and stopped all 34 shots on net to record the season’s first home shutout.

Vegas’ record improves to 10-9-3 and breaks their five-game losing streak. The Golden Knights next take the ice on Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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11/13 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

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.

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11/2 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

The Golden Knights seemed to forget the game started as they allowed a quick one from the Jets, but that goal sure did wake them up. An incredible response started with a goal from Jonathan Marchessault, and then two more from Nate Schmidt and Max Pacioretty inside of four minutes. Vegas took the 3-1 lead into the first intermission.

The 2nd period was highlighted by a dirty hit by Adam Lowry on Alex Tuch. A clear headshot sent Tuch to the locker room and left Lowry to have to fight Ryan Reaves. Lowry actually did very well and then his team backed up him playing much better as the period went on. However, Vegas did well to fend them off keeping the score at 3-1.

A power play goal cut the lead to one. Then a missed call gifted the Jets the game-tying goal.

Vegas struggled again in overtime blowing another game in which they had a two-goal lead in the 3rd period.

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10/25 Winner of Adam Kutner’s Ticket Giveaway

It was Nevada Day, and the Golden Knights celebrated with an afternoon matchup against the Colorado Avalanche. It was also old friend Pierre-Eduard Bellemare’s first return to Las Vegas.

The game got off to a quick start for the former Golden Knight, as he scored: 28 seconds into the game for his new team. Avalanche held a 1-0 lead for most of the period, but William Karlsson was able to tie up under two minutes in the period. The tie wouldn’t last long as Colorado regained the lead with 47 seconds left in the period. After 20 minutes, Vegas trailed 2-1.

Colorado would add to their lead after picking up their third goal midway through the 2nd period. Vegas had a chance to score on a Power Play but couldn’t convert. The Avalanche would go on to score again, and Marc-Andre Fleury was eventually pulled for backup Garrett Sparks. Sparks would allow another, and Colorado took a 5-1 lead into the 2nd intermission.

The Golden Knights jumbled their lines in the 3rd (67-71-19, 26-21-92, 81-9-61, 75-73-28), but nothing really came of it as the only goal of the period was a shorthanded goal for the Avs.

Vegas’ record drops to (7-5-0) and will next play the Anaheim Ducks at home on Sunday. Puck drop is scheduled at 5 p.m.

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