By Steven Luker
Golden Knights – 2 Bruins 1
Neither team scored but combined for 20 shots on goal first period
The Vegas Golden Knights and Boston Bruins didn’t score a goal at all during the first period making it a quiet period for both teams. The Vegas Golden Knights at the end of the period had 12 shots on goal as for the Boston Bruins they had eight shots on goal. The Bruins had two penalties; the first penalty was on James van Riemsdyk for tripping; that was a two minute penalty. The second penalty was on Hampus Lindholm for high sticking on Chandler Stephenson. Vegas stayed out of trouble and did not get any penalties in the first period.
Still scoreless after two periods
The second period had both teams not scoring any goals in this period and took less shots on goal during this period. The Vegas Golden Knights had six shots on goal. The Boston Bruins had ten shots on goal in the second period. Both teams got penalties in this period. The first penalty of the second period was on the Bruins for delaying the game because the puck went over the glass. That penalty was on Charlie McAvoy. The Vegas Golden Knights had got their first penalty of the game and it was a high sticking call on Brayden McNabb.
Third period both team scored Vegas jumped first
The Vegas Golden Knights are the first team to get on the board and score the first goal of the game. This goal for Vegas was a power play goal that was scored by Jack Eichel who recorded his 19th goal of the season. Eichel goal was assisted by Jonathan Marchessault who recorded his 12th assist of the season and also grabbing the assist was Alec Martinez who recorded his second assist of the season. The time of the goal was seven minutes and one second.
The Boston Bruins tied the game in the 12th minute of the game. This goal was scored by Matt Grzelcyk who recorded his second goal of the season and was assisted by Trent Frederic who recorded his tenth assist of the season. The time of the goal was 12 minutes and 18 seconds.
Bonus action in Vegas
The fans got some extra action but it was quick overtime. It was so quick it wasn’t even a minute long. The goal was scored by Alex Pietrangelo who recorded his second goal of the season and was assisted by Mark Stone who recorded his 28th assist of the season. Also recording an assist is Jack Eichel who recorded his 25th assist of the season. The time of the goal was recorded at 46 seconds.