Five Golden Knights score in victory against Ducks

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  • Mark Stone had a goal and an assist for the Vegas Golden Knights in a 5-2 victory against the Anaheim Ducks at T-Mobile Arena on Sunday.
  • Nicolas Roy scored his first NHL goal, and William Karlsson scored for the second consecutive game for the Golden Knights (8-5-0), who have won six of nine games.
  • Marc-Andre Fleury made 13 saves for his NHL-leading eighth win.

“We were [ticked] off the other night, and we were ready to play tonight,” Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant said of a 6-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday. “We won all those battles in the blue paint, we won our share of battles on the boards. We bought in, and that translates to our whole game.”

  • Roy made his Vegas debut after being acquired in a trade from the Carolina Hurricanes on June 26 for forward Erik Haula.
  • It was the 22-year-old forward’s eighth NHL game.

“I was pretty nervous before the game,” Roy said. “I was ready to go, you know?”

  • Vegas improved to 8-1-0 all-time against Anaheim.
  • Ryan Getzlaf and Adam Henrique scored, and John Gibson made 44 saves for the Ducks (7-6-0), who were coming off a 5-2 win at the Avalanche on Saturday.
  • It was Anaheim’s fourth loss in five games.

“They have three lines of high skill and high speed, then their fourth line is about as heavy as it gets,” Anaheim coach Dallas Eakins said. “That’s why they are a top team in this league.”

Facts:

  • Getzlaf is three games from 1,000 in the NHL. …
  • Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm was a late scratch with a lower-body injury.
  • He was replaced in the lineup by Michael Del Zotto, who was minus-1 in an Anaheim-high 21:23. …
  • Pacioretty had an assist on Stastny’s goal, giving him 499 points in the NHL. …
  • Stastny is three points from 700 in the NHL. …
  • Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland did not play in the third period because of a lower-body injury.
  • Gallant said he held him out for precautionary reasons. …
  • Vegas defenseman Nicolas Hague replaced Jake Bischoff in the lineup after being a healthy scratch the previous four games. …
  • The win was Fleury’s 447h, moving him within four of New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist for sixth in NHL history.
Sources & Credits: Danny Webster / NHL.com, VGK, ANA Ducks
NHL Highlights | Ducks vs. Golden Knights – Oct. 27, 2019

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