Sports Erik Haula scores with chips down as Golden Knights beat Kings in 2OT

13:40  14 april  2018
13:40  14 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Fleury outduels Quick as Golden Knights down Kings for 1st playoff win

  Fleury outduels Quick as Golden Knights down Kings for 1st playoff win Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves for his 11th career playoff shutout, Shea Theodore scored in the first period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the franchise's first playoff game. The expansion franchise will try to take a 2-0 lead in its first-round playoff series Friday night.

Game 2, Friday, April 13: Kings at Golden Knights , 10 p.m. — NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports. The Kings , meanwhile, were 17th at 20.4 percent, scoring on 49 of their 240 opportunities. Erik Haula and Karlsson led the Golden Knights in PP goals, while (surprise!)

Erik Haula scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday night. Haula , David Perron, Jonathan Marchessault and William Karlsson each had a goal and an assist, and Reilly Smith added an empty-netter.

a group of people wearing military uniforms: From left, defenceman Brayden McNabb, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and defenceman Deryk Engelland celebrate after the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Los Angeles Kings in the second overtime of Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Friday.© John Locher / The Associated Press From left, defenceman Brayden McNabb, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and defenceman Deryk Engelland celebrate after the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Los Angeles Kings in the second overtime of Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Friday.

Erik Haula's goal in double overtime gave the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

With 4:37 left on the clock in the second overtime, Haula skated in on his own to beat goalie Jonathan Quick and send a towel-waving crowd of 18,588 into a frenzy.

Kings coach Stevens: 'Bunch of BS' that Haula got away with butt-end on Kopitar

  Kings coach Stevens: 'Bunch of BS' that Haula got away with butt-end on Kopitar Los Angeles Kings head coach John Stevens was left shaking his head after a Game 3 loss to Vegas in which star center Anze Kopitar appeared to be butt-ended by Erik Haula, a play left unpenalized by the officials. "We get a guy suspended for making a hockey play, and he (Haula) butt-ends one of the best players in the world in the face with the butt end of his stick," Stevens said, per TSN. "So, if I was confused before, I'm bewildered now. That's an intent-to-injure play … you guys make the judgment, because it's a bunch of BS, to be honest with you.

Erik Haula scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Maxime Lagace made 19 The Golden Knights ’ fourth-string netminder after Marc-Andre Fleury (concussion), Malcolm Subban (lower body) and Oscar Dansk (lower body) all went down with injuries, Lagace didn’t have a ton of work, although

Erik Haula scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as part of a two-point night in the Vegas Golden Knights ' 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday. The Vegas Golden Knights scored three goals in the third to break a 2-2 tie and beat the Canucks 5-2.

Game 3 in the best-of-seven series is Sunday night in Los Angeles.

Alex Tuch scored for expansion Vegas in regulation, and Paul LaDue had the Kings' goal.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves for the Golden Knights. Quick stopped 54 shots for the Kings.

The Golden Knights outshot Los Angeles in regulation, 35-20.

The Kings were playing without suspended defenceman Drew Doughty, a Norris Trophy contender who led the NHL in total minutes this season. The league's Department of Player Safety handed down a one-game suspension after Doughty's illegal hit to the head on Vegas forward William Carrier midway through the third period of the Golden Knights' 1-0 series-opening victory Wednesday night.

Kings set physical tone

Game 1 featured 127 hits, including 68 by the Kings, and the rugged play continued in Game 2, with the same physical theme. Los Angeles outhit the Golden Knights 80-56 after the two combined for 113 in regulation.

Vegas earns third win over Kings, closes in on series sweep

  Vegas earns third win over Kings, closes in on series sweep James Neal scored the tie-breaking goal with 5:37 to play, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied from a third-period deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night. Cody Eakin tied it with 13:50 left, and William Karlsson scored 21 seconds after Neal’s goal in a third-period flurry for the Golden Knights, whose storybook debut season just keeps getting more exciting and more outlandish.

26, 2018. Erik Haula scored one goal in 19:38 of ice time in the Golden Knights ' 3-2 overtime loss to the Kings on Monday. Dec. 18, 2017. Haula scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Golden Knights beat the Panthers 5-2 Sunday.

Erik Haula scored the go-ahead goal in Vancouver, which returned home after wrapping up a 2-2-0 road trip with Tuesday’s 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings , didn’t offer much in the way of After blowing a 2-0 lead in the second , the Golden Knights went back in front at 6:27 of the third when

Vegas got on the board first after Jonathan Marchessault's shot went wide and caromed off the end boards. Tuch was in front of the net to clean it up for his first career playoff goal, giving the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead late in the first period.

The Kings got their first goal of the series on a power play, when LaDue fired a wrist shot from the point to beat Fleury with 4:05 left in the second.

Anze Kopitar tried to convert William Karlsson's turnover into a 2-1 lead for the Kings, but his backhand was stymied by Fleury with 5:24 left in the third.

Fleury then made successive saves against LaDue and Kyle Clifford as the Kings tried to capitalize on some of their best chances to take the lead. Minutes later it was Quick making big saves against Haula and James Neal.

Fleury, Quick magnificent

Both teams had their chances in overtime, but Fleury and Quick were magnificent between the pipes.

Golden Knights improbable season is no figment of imagination

  Golden Knights improbable season is no figment of imagination Imagine putting another hockey team – an ice hockey team – in the desert and plopping it down behind the casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. Imagine stocking it with players other teams didn’t want, and asking working people who had never seen hockey to pay major-league ticket prices to support the new team, called the Vegas Golden Knights. Imagine these fans buying every ticket and screaming their lungs out at games for players they don’t know, dancing and believing and finding community in this new hockey team that became a rallying point after the mass murder of 58 people in their city.

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Erik Haula , William Karlsson and Ryan Carpenter scored one goal each to lift the Vegas Golden Knights past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.

Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar both sent shots wide of Fleury three minutes into the first overtime, and Neal had a pair of wrist shots blocked by Quick at the other end.

After a bad pass by Shea Theodore led to back-to-back chances for Tyler Toffoli right in front of Fleury, one of Vegas' best penalty killers, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, was called for delay of game, but the Kings couldn't capitalize on the power play.

Later in the extra session, Reilly Smith led an odd-man rush but opted for a game-winning attempt, only to be denied by Quick, who also stopped Marchessault's point-blank shot with less than a minute left in the first overtime.

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