The third-line center scored the game-winning goal as the Golden Knights shut out San Jose 7-0 in game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday at T-Mobile Arena.
Bryan Salmond talks to Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves about his time in Las Vegas, how he learned to be so physical and if it’s hard to find a fight on the ice these days.
Martin Jones, the star of the sweep over Anaheim and a run to the Stanley Cup Finals two years ago, allowed four goals on the first seven shots he saw and was pulled after allowing a fifth early in the second period.
Marc-Andre Fleury is 5-0 in the postseason for the Golden Knights, the goaltender having stopped 160 of 163 shots in 330 minutes.
Fans hoping for another series win over a divisional rival weren’t disappointed Thursday night as it was all Knights in a 7-0 rout over the San Jose Sharks. “This is something that you write a movie about,” Las Vegas fan Robert Tierney said of the young team’s storybook season.
“I used to be a fan of the Houston Aeros, in the old World Hockey Association,” Billy Gibbons said. “Now I’m looking at the NHL in the desert. Wow. Who would have thought?”
Seven players scored goals and Marc-Andre Fleury posted his third shutout in five playoff games as the Golden Knights dismantled the San Jose Sharks 7-0 Thursday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals.
The Golden Knights played the San Jose Sharks for the first game of the second round of the NHL playoffs.
The newest member of the Metropolitan Police Department’s K-9 unit was introduced outside the South Central Area Command near the Strip, and he sported a Golden Knights jersey.
The Golden Knights managed just one goal in 12 attempts with the man advantage in their opening-round sweep of Los Angeles.