Mark Stone recorded two points (1G, 1A) as the Vegas Golden Knights (25-19-6) defeated the Ottawa Senators (16-23-8), 4-2, in Peter DeBoer's first game behind the Vegas bench on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre.
HOW IT WENT DOWN
Vegas broke the ice in the opening minute as Stone set up Paul Stastny for the first goal of the game. The Golden Knights carried the 1-0 lead into the second period where Stone scored his first goal against the Senators in his career. Chandler Stephenson scored a shorthanded goal to extend the lead to 3-0 early in the third. After the lead was cut to 3-1, Ryan Reaves potted his sixth goal of the year and, despite a late strike from the Senators, the Golden Knights held on for the 4-2 win.
Mark Stone: In his return to Ottawa where he played from 2012-2018, Stone registered a goal and an assist.
Paul Stastny: Stastny pocketed two points (1G, 1A) for the second time this month.
Marc-Andre Fleury: Fleury made 33 saves to bring Vegas to 1-1-0 on the road trip.
Vegas jets off to Montreal to face the Canadiens on Saturday at 4 p.m. PT at Bell Centre. Fans can find the game on AT&T SportsNet and FOX Sports Radio 98.9/1340.