When Marc-Andre Fleury had to step away from the team, Malcolm Subban took charge of the Vegas net and helped the team string together four wins in six games. With Subban in the cage for those six games, different players stepped up in their own positions as well to make things easier on their goaltender.
As the Golden Knights gear up for a four-game week, take a look back at the stats from the last six games that saw them take steps in the right direction in this edition of By The Numbers presented by Bridgestone.
.923- Subban's save percentage during those six games was a strong .923.
4- Subban picked up four wins in four straight starts for the second time in his career. Four is also the total goals scored by Jonathan Marchessault and Alex Tuch, respectively, during that six-game stretch. Reilly Smith also collected four assists in those six games.
7- Tuch registered a team-high seven points (4G, 3A) during that stretch.
9- The Golden Knights picked up nine of a possible 12 points in the standings during Subban's last six starts. Nine also represents Mark Stone's team-high nine takeaways in that span.
13- There were 13 shots headed Subban's way that never reached him because they were blocked by Brayden McNabb.
20- McNabb led the team in hits during that span with 20 hits.
23:03- Nate Schmidt's average ice time during those six games was a team-best 23:03.
35- The Vegas goalie stopped 35-of-36 shots in a 2-1 shootout win against Arizona on Nov. 29.
46- 46 of Subban's saves during those six games came during the third period.
54- Paul Stastny paced the team with 54 faceoff wins in six games.
179- During the six-game stretch, Subban made 179 saves for the Golden Knights.