San Jose has come to play in this best-of-seven Western Conference affair with the Golden Knights, and whichever team survives to advance will do so with plenty of black and blue to show for it after the Sharks’ 5-2 victory Wednesday night in Game 1.
Review-Journal reporters Ben Gotz and Adam Hill answer reader questions about the Golden Knights before the start of their playoff series against the San Jose Sharks.
The Knights were unable to match the intensity of a San Jose squad intent on making a statement and lost 5-2 in a hostile SAPCenter to open the Western Conference quarterfinals.
School was still in session Wednesday for 11-year-old Madeline Ellis when she hopped into the co-pilot seat of a single-engine airplane at Henderson Executive Airport piloted by her father Brad for the Golden Knights’ latest playoff ride.
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant was forced to make some difficult lineup decisions for Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinal against the San Jose Sharks.
The Sharks possess a big edge against the Golden Knights in their best-of-seven series, and it begins when a Vegas player takes a seat in the penalty box.
The 37-year-old Deryk Engelland, a longtime Las Vegas resident and fan favorite, will be an unrestricted free agent in the summer and said he has no plans to stop playing.
The Golden Knights begin defense of their Western Conference championship Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. when they meet the San Jose Sharks in a best-of-seven quarterfinal series.
For the second straight year, handicapper Dana Lane is going against popular public opinion in Las Vegas and siding with the Sharks as minus 105 series underdogs to the Knights (-115).