Carrie Underwood adopted the Golden Knights as her new favorite team just after Winnipeg beat the Preds in Game 7.
The Jets know how intimidating Bell MTS Place can be for opponents between the noise and the frenzied atmosphere generated by the rowdy crowd dressed all in white and screaming from the moment they walk in the building.
The scene outside Bell MTS Place for Game 2 on Monday will assuredly equal or perhaps even upstage the four-block madhouse of a party that welcomed the hockey world Saturday, especially given Winnipeg beat Vegas 4-2 to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference final series.
The veteran forward has seven assists in nine postseason games but has yet to score a goal.
The team’s objective of picking up at least one win in the first two road games of the Western Conference Finals in Winnipeg is still viable but it will take a stronger effort, said Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant.
Winnipeg forward Nikolaj Ehlers had 29 goals during the regular season but has yet to score for the Jets in 12 games during this year’s playoffs.
At Field of Dreams in Caesars Palace, Golden Knights banners sell so fast the store can’t keep them in stock.