Recap: The undefeated Golden Knights hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for their annual Nevada Day matinee. Vegas jumped on the puck immediately, scoring on their first two shots of the contest. First Pavel Dorofeyev tipped-in his first goal of the season and minutes later William Karlsson deflected Vegas’ second score in the opening four minutes. The Blackhawks fought back and scored two straight to even the score before the first intermission.
Tied 2-2 the Golden Knights drew an early penalty in the middle frame but came up short. Both clubs had chances in the period, but neither could snap the tie.
The visiting team took the lead 1:11 in the final period. Late in the frame the Golden Knights carried the puck the distance of the ice to set up Shea Theodore for the game-tying goal. In overtime the Golden Knights were forced to kill off a penalty which Chicago capitalized on. The Blackhawks break the Golden Knights unbeaten streak 4-3 in overtime.
Golden Knights record drops to 7-0-1 falling to the Blackhawks 4-3 on Nevada Day. Vegas will take their point streak into LA tomorrow. Puck drop against the Kings is scheduled for 7:30 PM.(Recap by Jason)
Analysis: Vegas came out on for to start the game but gave it all back in the 1st period. They played well enough to win the game but couldn’t hit the net and turned the puck over too much in the 3rd. (Analysis by Ken)
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