The Golden Knights and Flames matched up for their first time since the 2019-20 season. Both teams came out hard, creating a playoff type atmosphere. Max Pacioretty gave Vegas a 1-0 lead late in the first period.
The second period was tighter with less chances for both offenses. The Golden Knights fought off a late penalty to carry their 1-0 lead into the second intermission.
Center Nic Roy quickly doubled Vegas’ lead 1:49 into the final frame. Both teams traded goals but the Golden Knights held on to win. Robin Lehner was sharp in net stopping 24 of 26 shots to preserve a 3-2 Golden Knights victory.
The Golden Knights record improves to 14-10-0 after defeating the first place Flames. Vegas will next host the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night. Puck drop against the Stars is scheduled for 7P.