The San Jose goaltender surrendered a goal on the first shot he saw in the season for the fourth time in five years in a 4-1 loss to the Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.
The 20-year-old center one-timed a pass from left wing Max Pacioretty past San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones 2:12 into the second period in the Knights’ 4-1 victory.
The win came at a cost, as defenseman Nate Schmidt was injured in a knee-on-knee collision in the first period and had to be helped to the locker room.
Behind every bitter hockey rivalry you’ll usually find a personal battle between two guys who don’t care for one another.
The Golden Knights did not designate an official captain for the third straight season, and Mark Stone, Deryk Engelland and Reilly Smith were alternates Wednesday.
Former Durango standout Tommy Pham homered in the fifth for the 96-win Rays.
The 29-year-old is the first top-ranked golfer to play in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open since 1988. He was named the PGA Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season.
Vegas Golden Knights players and fans are ready for the NHL season-opener on Wednesday against the San Jose Sharks at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Bryson DeChambeau hoping to be ‘neurologically comfortable’ again this week at Shriners Open.
Lights owner Brett Lashbrook said he and his team met with FAA officials Wednesday and were assured the team is not facing any repercussions regarding the incident.