NHL Hockey

Vegas Golden Knights (36-22-8)


Sun. 2/23 Wed. 2/26 Fri. 2/28 Sun. 3/1 Tue. 3/3
@ Anh 
W 6-5
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vs. Edm 
W 3-0
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vs. Buf 
W 4-2
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vs. LA 
7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST9:30 PM CST10:30 PM EST7:30 UAE (+1)22:30 ET0:30 BRT
vs. NJ 
7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST9:00 PM CST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ET0:00 BRT

Smith scores twice, Golden Knights beat Sabres 4-2

LAS VEGAS (AP) Reilly Smith scored twice, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Friday night.

William Karlsson and Nicolas Roy also scored to help Vegas get its franchise-record eighth straight win and open a six-point lead ahead of Vancouver and Edmonton in the Pacific Division - the largest lead in the division by any team this season.

The Golden Knights improved to 12-3-2 under coach Pete DeBoer, and 21-10-4 at home.

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Leaders
Points: M. Pacioretty63
Plus/Minus: C. Stephenson25
Shots on Goal: M. Pacioretty289
PIM: R. Reaves47
Win: M. Fleury26
Shutouts: M. Fleury5
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 212 (8)
Shots: 2266 (1)
PP%: 21.4% (11)
Penalty Minutes: 548 (12)
Assists: 335 (16)
SH Goals: 9 (5)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L OTL Pts
Vegas 36 22 8 80
Vancouver 34 23 6 74
Edmonton 33 23 8 74
Calgary 33 25 7 73
Arizona 31 27 8 70
Anaheim 26 30 8 60
San Jose 27 33 4 58
Los Angeles 23 35 6 52
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 196 (17)
Shots Against: 1968 (20)
PK%: 78.2% (21)
Penalty Minutes: 500 (22)
Shutouts: 5 (6)
Sv%: 0.900 (21)
Injuries
Date Player Status
2/28 M. Stone Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
2/14 A. Tuch Leg (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/27 G. Quinney Called up from minors from Chicago-AHL
2/27 W. Carrier Contract extended Four-year contract extension
2/25 N. Roy Called up from minors from Chicago-AHL
2/25 Z. Whitecloud Called up from minors from Chicago-AHL
2/24 N. Holden Contract extended Two-year contract extension
2/24 G. Quinney Sent to minors Chicago-AHL
2/24 N. Roy Sent to minors Chicago-AHL
2/24 Z. Whitecloud Sent to minors Chicago-AHL
2/24 P. Brown Sent to minors Chicago-AHL
2/24 N. Cousins Traded for pick
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