Las Vegas–Today the Vegas Golden Knights finished off their 7 game homestand against the Colorado Avalanche that was powered by a 4 goal performance in the 2nd period and 3 in the third and 1st shutout in franchise history.

In the games opening period, the Vegas Golden Knights had a primed opportunity a double minor penalty that was drawn by forward James Neal from Colorado’s Patrik Nemeth. The bad news for the Golden Knights was that were not able to get much going on their extended man advantage in the 1st.

The bad news for the Golden Knights was that they were not able to get much going on their extended man advantage in the 1st.

For the Vegas Golden Knights, they had to wait until games 2nd period to open the scoring against the Colorado Avalanche.

For forward David Perron, he capitalized on the turnover mistake by Avalanche forward Nail Yakupov in the neutral zone and he went in on a breakaway all alone against Semyon Varlamov and put the puck upstairs to give the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead at the 8:50 mark. Perron’s marker was unassisted.

Perron Opens The Scoring For Vegas

Shortly after Perron put the Golden Knights up 1-0 over the Avalanche, forward Oscar Lindberg extended their lead to 2-0 with hella of effort against three Avalanche players and went into Colorado’s end to put the puck over Varlamov at the 12:19 mark. Lindberg’s goal was also recorded as unassisted.

Lindberg Strikes

At the 15:33 mark of the middle frame Cody Eakin was third Golden Knights player to jump on the scoring parade for Vegas when Neal and Perron teamed up with the centerman to extend their lead to 3-0.

With 8 games on the season with the Golden Knights, this marked his 1st goal of the campaign.

Eakin Cashes In

With 1:44 left in the 2nd period, Neal put himself back on the goal scoring scoresheet with his 7th of the season on a beautiful redirection feed from defenseman Colin Miller‘s shot from the point and made in 4-0 Golden Knights lead over the Colorado Avalanche.

Neal Gets Back To His Scoring Ways

In the 3rd period, it was Jonathan Marchessault who was the next man up in the goal scoring department when he cashed in a rebound and snuck the puck under Varlamov that gave the Golden Knights a commanding 5-0 lead over the Avalanche at 5:26 mark.

This was Marchessault’s 3rd goal of the season in his last three contests.

Marchessault Goes Five Hole On Varlamov

On their 4th power play opportunity of the night it was Erik Haula who converted from a game of tic-tac-toe from Marchessault and Nate Schmidt at the 7:29 mark.

Haula’s goal was the Golden Knights 6th power play tally on the season and his 2nd of the year after coming off of the IR today.


Later in the period, Will Carrier became the 7th man to light the lamp for the Golden Knights by a great saucer feed pass by defenseman Brad Hunt with 6:29 remaining in the third and fired a wicked wrister shot past Varlamov.

Carrier With The Extra Point For Vegas

The 7-0 score would hold as the Vegas Golden Knights recorded their 1st ever shutout in franchise history and improved an 8-1-0 for 16 points. Oscar Dansk was stellar in net for Vegas stopping all 32 shots and his 1st NHL career shutout.

After the completion of the contest, another historic milestone came out of their 7-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche as they became the 3rd team in the league’s 100-year history thru 7 game plays at home with 6 wins.

Vegas Makes History Once Again

3 Stars Of The Game

Vegas Golden Knights: Oscar Dansk (1st franchise shutout)

Vegas Golden Knights: David Perron (Game Winning Goal)

Vegas Golden Knights: Jonathan Marchessault (1 goal and 1 assist)

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