Vegas is golden once more, beating Stars 6-1 with 6 aim scorers
DALLAS — Vegas captain Mark Stone, Zach Whitecloud, Nicholas Roy and Paul Cotter every had a aim and an help and the Stanley Cup champion Golden Knights wrapped up their season sequence in opposition to the Dallas Stars with a 6-1 victory Saturday.
The Golden Knights, at 18-5-5 simply previous one-third of the way in which by their regular-season schedule, have an NHL-high 41 factors. Dallas is 15-8-3 for 33 factors. It has three regulation losses in its final 4 video games, and gained a shootout within the different, since an 8-1 victory over Tampa Bay every week earlier.
Logan Thompson had 19 saves for Vegas, which had six aim scorers. Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger stopped 20 of 26 photographs.
Chandler Stephenson put Vegas forward to remain simply 2 1/2 minutes into the sport on his third aim of the season, a brief backhander after Whitecloud’s shot obtained blocked by teammate Brett Howden in entrance of the online. That got here not lengthy after Stephenson had a brief snap shot knocked away by Oettinger.
Whitecloud made it 2-0 with a wrister from the highest of the left circle after some nifty puck motion, with William Carrier taking a move from Roy after which dropping it to the trailing Whitecloud.
The earlier 4 regular-season video games between the Knights and Stars, going again to final season, had all gone past regulation. Las Vegas gained a shootout at dwelling Oct. 17 within the second sport of this season and gained in additional time in Dallas on Nov. 22. Plus, three of the six video games of their Western Conference Final final May went to additional time.
This time, the Knights led 3-1 after the primary interval on Stone’s eighth aim, which he obtained after his preliminary shot ricocheted off a defender’s skate proper again to him. Roy obtained his aim within the second interval, whereas Pavel Dorofeyev and Cotter scored within the third.
Evgenii Dadanov obtained the lone Dallas aim halfway by the primary interval, knocking in a ricochet after Thompson knocked down Stars captain Jamie Benn’s shot along with his glove with out having the ability to management the puck.
The Golden Knights wrapped up their annual dads’ journey, which started with a 6-3 win in St. Louis on Wednesday evening. They are 9-0-1 when accompanied on journeys by their dads.
Stars heart Roope Hintz, who scored twice within the third interval Thursday at Washington after six video games and not using a aim, was out due to sickness. Vegas ahead Michael Amadio missed the sport for private causes.
Golden Knights: Play the primary of 4 consecutive dwelling video games, in opposition to San Jose on Sunday.
Stars: Host Detroit on Monday evening within the second of three dwelling video games in a row.
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