Nate Schmidt ripped a shot past Braden Holtby to break a tie with 1:24 remaining and help the Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday night.
Bishop Gorman opened the game with a 15-2 run and withstood a late rally to secure a 56-44 road victory over the Grizzlies, who knocked the Gaels out of the region playoffs last season.
The LVCVA officially forecasts 170,750 attendees for the 2018 NFR, but that just covers the full house at the Thomas Mack for 10 performances. The conservative economic impact estimate is $113 million.
Operators of the 1,000-room Plaza in Las Vegas made a bid to reclaim downtown’s western heritage Tuesday by officially opening Core Arena, downtown’s first permanent outdoor equestrian center.