The Golden Knights finished the preseason with a divisional matchup in LA. Both offenses came out firing in the first period. Five combined goals were scored in the opening period, which LA held a 3-2 advantage.
Shea Theodore picked up his first goal of the preseason in the second period. However, the Kings scored to regain their one goal lead heading into the second intermission.
Vegas took over in the final frame. Early on Nic Roy evened the score and Jack Eichel gave Vegas the 5-4 lead five and half minutes later. Conn Smyth winner Jonathan Marchessault added an insurance goal giving his team a two-goal edge. Eichel tacked on one more to seal the game 7-4.
Vegas finished the preseason with a (3-4) record. The Stanley Cup champions open their season on Tuesday night against the Seattle Kraken. The Golden Knights released their special for Tuesday’s championship banner celebration
VGK Opening Night Festivities
11:00a: Morning Skate (CNA)
3:30p: Gold Carpet
6:00p: Doors Open
7:30ish: Banner raising ceremony
7:45ish: VGK vs SEA
Recap: (Recap by Jason)