Golden Knights Top Panthers; Return to First in West

The Golden Knights did something different this time, they came from behind at home to win. Vegas fell behind Florida 2-0 early in the first period when the defense shut down the Panthers. Malcolm Subban started in the nets for the Knights and after those two first period goals, he was spectacular.

Defenseman Nate Schmidt and Colin Miller scored goals to tie it, then Erik Haula got the eventual game winner in the 3rd. The Knights added two more open-net goals to get the win. It was sweet revenge for Knights coach Gerard Gallant who was fired early into last season by the Florida Panthers,

The Golden Knights play Tampa Bay on Tuesday. The Lightening have the best record in the NHL this season.


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