LAS VEGAS — William Karlsson scored his 100th vocation objective, Robin Lehner stopped 27 shots in his 300th job activity and the Vegas Golden Knights defeat the New Jersey Devils 3- on Tuesday night time.
Lehner, who was obtained in a trade with Chicago on Feb. 24, recorded his first shutout of the period and enhanced to 2– given that signing up for the Golden Knights. He beat Buffalo is in very first start out for Vegas.
Max Pacioretty and Ryan Reaves also scored for the Golden Knights.
New Jersey’s Mackenzie Blackwood, who went 6–1 with two shutouts, had a .967 help save percentage and a league-best 1.27 aims-towards-common during the month of February, made 29 saves but fell to -2- from Vegas. In his two begins in opposition to the Golden Knights this period, Blackwood has allowed 7 ambitions.
Just after a flawless 1st interval by both equally goaltenders, the Golden Knights opened the second period by scoring rapidly. William Karlsson collected a free puck near the high slot in New Jersey’s offensive zone, and sent a beautifully positioned no-glance, backhand pass to Pacioretty, who raced in and defeat Blackwood with a wrister from the best of the still left circle.
Pacioretty came near to building it 2- with 1:43 left in the next time period, but Blackwood stonewalled the attempt from in front of the web with a position-blank help you save.
Karlsson took care of putting Vegas up by two just 37 seconds into the third time period. Nicolas Roy carried the puck into the slot before dishing to Karlsson, who rifled a one particular-timer previous Blackwood to hit the century mark for his occupation.
Reaves notched his eighth goal of the period afterwards in the third, when he punched in the loose puck throughout a scramble in entrance of Blackwood.