The Calgary Flames beat San Jose 5-3 on Sunday night to clinch the Pacific Division and set up a first-round matchup between the Sharks and Golden Knights.
Vegas’ Ryan Reaves was fined $2,500 for high-sticking on San Jose’s Joe Thornton, who was also fined $2,500 for an earlier incident.
Kelly McCrimmon is widely regarded as one of the top candidates for the vacant GM job with the Edmonton Oilers, and his availability this summer could start a domino effect involving at least two other front offices.
Brent Burns scored on a power play 22 seconds into overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 win over the Golden Knights at SAP Center on Saturday night.
There wasn’t much of a celebration for the Golden Knights after they clinched a playoff spot Friday night when the Arizona Coyotes lost at Colorado. The schedule didn’t allow it.
The Golden Knights announced their ticket plan Saturday for the first round of the NHL playoffs, one day after the team clinched a berth for the second consecutive season.
The Golden Knights meet the San Jose Sharks in a probable playoff preview Saturday at SAP Center.
The Golden Knights got a chance to celebrate Friday night despite suffering a fourth straight defeat with a 3-2 loss to Minnesota at T-Mobile Arena.
When Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty went down with a lower-body injury March 21, there was concern his season could be over. But he returned to the lineup Friday after missing three games.
Max Pacioretty will return to the lineup Friday, and the Golden Knights can clinch a playoff berth when they host the Minnesota Wild at T-Mobile Arena.