Golden Knights beat Jets 5-3 for 5th straight win to open season

Thu, Oct 19, 2023
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Golden Knights beat Jets 5-3 for 5th straight win to open season

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Jack Eichel broke a tie on a power play with 4:36 left and the Stanley Cup champion Vegas Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory to open the season.

After Eichel gave Vegas a 4-3 lead, Nicolas Roy capped the scoring with an empty-netter with 1:03 remaining.

Jonathan Marchessault, Brett Howden and Alec Martinez also scored for the Golden Knights. Logan Thompson stopped 36 shots.

Alex Iafallo scored twice for Winnipeg and Cole Perfetti added a goal. Laurent Brossoit made 22 saves.

Other news Cam Atkinson scores twice, leading the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Oilers Panthers beat Maple Leafs 3-1 in home-opening playoff rematch Adam Ruzicka scores the go-ahead goal for the Flames, who beat the sloppy Sabres 4-3

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Golden Knights: At Chicago on Saturday night.

Jets: At Edmonton on Saturday night.

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