LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights finish the regular-season home schedule
of their inaugural season on Saturday night against the San Jose Sharks with a
number of Fan Appreciation Week promotions.
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their game-worn jerseys to select fans. And those could prove to be quite
valuable if Vegas (49-22-7, 105) can garner at least one point against the
The Golden Knights, who have already earned a berth in the Stanley Cup
playoffs, can clinch the Pacific Division title with one more point in their
final four games. And what better place to do it than at T-Mobile Arena before
finishing the regular season with a three-game western Canadian road trip to
Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary?
“We’re trying to get as many points as we can Youth
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“Somebody told me we’re one point away from clinching our division. That’s what
the goal is. Let’s keep battling hard and playing hard and win as many games as
It will be a quick turnaround for Vegas, which needed overtime on Friday
night before defeating the St. Louis Blues, 4-3, as Jonathan Marchessault
scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner 22 seconds into the extra
The win helped to rinse some of the bad taste out of the mouths of the
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performance two nights earlier.
“Tonight, I was really happy with our performance, the way we competed and
battled,” Gallant said. “I knew St. Louis was going to play that type of hockey
game. They’re a team fighting for points, fighting for playoff position so you
knew they were coming in hard. I was happy with it because it looked like a
playoff game tonight.”
San Jose (44-24-10 Youth
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The Sharks, coming in off a tough 5-3 loss at Western Conference-leading
Nashville on Thursday night, can clinch a playoff berth for the 13th time in 14
years with a victory.
“We’ve been playing playoff hockey I think for the last 10 or 15 games now,”
defenseman Brenden Dillon said. “With this streak we have going (9-1-1), we’ve
really put an emphasis on every night on not where the teams are in the
standings and just being big-time games and showing up.”
“I think we’ve felt all year that we can play with anybody,” San Jose coach
Peter DeBoer said. “We still don’t have our whole lineup out there yet but I
don’t think there’s any doubt that we can play with anybody else.”
San Jose holds a four-point lead over the Los Angeles Kings for second place
in the Pacific Division and has a game in hand.
The Golden Knights and Sharks have played three games this season with two
of them going into overtime. Vegas won the first meeting Youth Atlanta Falcons
Hats , 5-4, in overtime on a goal by Marchessault on Nov. 24
at T-Mobile Arena and followed that up with a 5-3 win at San Jose on Feb. 8.
The Sharks won the last meeting on March 22 at home, 2-1, on Logan Couture’s
goal 39 seconds into OT.