Max Pacioretty notched a hat trick in the Golden Knights’ 6-2 victory over Arizona before an announced crowd of 17,767 at T-Mobile Arena.
Golden Knights right wing Keegan Kolesar, who is trying to make the team, was penalized for a neutral zone hit on Arizona Coyotes defenseman Aaron Ness on Sunday.
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov has been suspended without pay for three regular-season games by the NHL for “inappropriate conduct,” less than a month after he was banned from playing for Russia for four years because of a positive test for cocaine.
The Golden Knights open their preseason schedule Sunday when they host the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena. Opening faceoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.