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Golden Knights Topped By Winnipeg in OT, 4-3

Vegas surrendered two-goal lead for second game in a row

by Gordon Weigers @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

The Vegas Golden Knights endured a 4-3 defeat in overtime to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.

HOW IT WENT DOWN
After the Jets opened the scoring early in the first period, Vegas received goals in quick succession from Jonathan Marchessault, Max Pacioretty and Nate Schmidt to take a 3-1 lead. The Golden Knights carried that lead into the third period before two late goals from Winnipeg forced overtime. Kyle Connor connected in the extra frame to seal a 4-3 win for the visitors.

TOP PERFORMERS
Nate Schmidt: Schmidt potted his first goal of the season in his second game back from injury.

William Karlsson: Karlsson recorded two assists during the game to have at least one point in all four games during Vegas' homestand.

Max Pacioretty: Pacioretty snapped a 12-game goal drought with his third of the season during the first period.

ATTENDANCE: 18,276 fans came to T-Mobile Arena for the game as the team observed Día de Muertos.

LOOKING AHEAD
The Golden Knights shift gears and hit the road for a four-game trip that features stops in Columbus, Toronto, Washington and Detroit. Vegas and the Blue Jackets collide Tuesday night at 4 p.m. PT on AT&T SportsNet and FOX Sports Radio 98.9/1340.

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