Bryan Salmond, Steve Carp and David Schoen break down the Golden Knights 5-3 win over San Jose to take a 3-2 series lead.
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant talks about his team’s 5-3 win in Game 5.
Alex Tuch, David Perron and James Neal talk about the Golden Knights 5-3 win in Game 5.
Before the Golden Knights played the San Jose Sharks in Game 5, fans of both teams took part in the festivities around T-Mobile Arena.
Golden Knights fever is gripping Las Vegas as the second round of the NHL playoffs continue. Longtime observers of the local sports scene are comparing to the team’s popularity to that of the UNLV basketball team during its heyday. It has been 27 years since UNLV last played in the Final Four. Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was only 5 years old when the Rebels beat Duke to win the 1990 national championship. “You’d go to the bank, and everybody would ask how the Rebels were going to do against Oklahoma, against LSU. I think what is happening (with the Knights) is similar. The most important part is that it is uniting the community like UNLV basketball did.”