nhl Game Recap
Recap - Golden Knights Defeat Los Angeles 5-2
Vegas earned a 5-2 victory over Los Angeles behind a 2-goal performance from Paul Stastny on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Golden Knights were rewarded as -154 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Paul Stastny(2), Reilly Smith, Mark Stone, and Max Pacioretty each scored for the Golden Knights in the victory. Smith opened the scoring for Vegas.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 36-save effort for the Golden Knights.
Los Angeles got goals from Austin Wagner, and Dustin Brown in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Los Angeles got a 31-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
On the power play, Vegas went 3-for-3, while the Kings were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Vegas lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 38-36.
Next game, Vegas takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Carolina.