The Vegas Golden Knights (37-23-8) shutout the New Jersey Devils (26-28-12), 3-0, on Tuesday night at T-Mobile Arena.
HOW IT WENT DOWN
The game started off to a slow start until Max Pacioretty broke the tie early in the second period to give the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead. After killing off two power plays in the second, the Golden Knights were able to go into the third with the lead. Less than a minute into the third William Karlsson scored a quick goal to put Vegas up 2-0. Ryan Reaves potted a rebound goal to extend the lead to 3-0 and the Golden Knights held off the Devils for a shutout victory.
Robin Lehner: Lehner was responsible for saving 32 shots on goal and celebrated his first shutout as a Golden Knight.
William Karlsson: Karlsson gained points on the first two goals of the game with an assist and a goal.
Max Pacioretty: Pacioretty's 31st goal of the season opened up the game for the Golden Knights in the first period.
BECAUSE VEGAS WON...
All Golden Knights fans in attendance can bring their seat locator slip to any participating Krispy Kreme in Las Vegas tomorrow (Wednesday) for a free dozen glazed doughnuts. All fans can also receive a free Jumbo Jack at any participating Jack in the Box location in Las Vegas with the purchase of a large drink.
STAT OF THE KNIGHT
Karlsson's goal was the 100th goal of his NHL career.
Vegas heads to the road to face the Winnipeg Jets on Friday at 5 p.m. at Bell MTS Place. Fans can catch the action on AT&T SportsNet and FOX Sports Radio 98.9/1340.