This best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal series isn’t over because San Jose didn’t want it to be, because they were the better side Thursday night in beating the Golden Knights 5-2.
The beleaguered netminder delivered a strong effort to help San Jose avoid elmination with a 5-2 win over the Golden Knights at SAP Center on Thursday night.
All eyes were glued to a giant glowing screen in downtown Las Vegas as Golden Knights fans hoped for a decisive win in the series against the San Jose Sharks. Fans didn’t get their wish Thursday night, as the Knights lost, but they’re optimistic the team will rebound Sunday.
Tomas Hertl had a difficult act to follow in the trash-talking department after the Golden Knights and Sharks traded memorable chirps for the past week.
The 23-year-old has shown off his skills in a series against two of the top offensive defensemen in the league.
Four Golden Knights fans say they made the jaunt to San Jose to watch the Knights play the Sharks in Game 5 of the playoff series since it was nearby and affordable.
The arena for Seattle’s new NHL franchise won’t be completed until late spring or summer of 2021 but thatshouldn’t have any impact on the expansion team’s first season.
The Golden Knights look to close out their Western Conference quarterfinal series Thursday when they meet the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 at SAP Center.