Golden Knights vs. Devils: Preview and Open Game Thread
The standings are tightening up in the Western Conference, and tonight the Vegas Golden Knights need to earn two points to keep pace with the Los Angeles Kings as they attempt to move into the third and final playoff spot in the Pacific Division.
Vegas enters tonight with a record of 41-30-5 (87 points), and are 7-2-1 over their last 10 games played. The New Jersey Devils have a record of 26-42-7 (59 points), and are 3-5-2 over the last 10 games played.
This is the second meeting between both teams, and back on December 16th the Golden Knights defeated New Jersey 5-3.
In terms of scoreboard watching this evening, the Dallas Stars (1st Wild Card) take on the Vancouver Canucks (4th in Wild Card).
Here are your projected lineups which are subject to change.
Vegas Golden Knights
Jonathan Marchesault — Jack Eichel — Mark Stone
Max Pacioretty — Chandler Stephenson — Evgenii Dadonov
Mattias Janmark — William Karlsson — Mike Amadio
Jake Leschyshyn — Nicolas Roy — Keegan Kolesar
Ben Hutton — Alex Pietrangelo
Brayden McNabb — Shea Theodore
Alec Martinez — Zach Whitecloud
New Jersey Devils
Pavel Zacha — Nico Hischier — Jesper Bratt
Tomas Tatar — Dawson Mercer — Fabian Zetterlund
Yegor Sharangovich — Jesper Boqvist — Janne Kuokkanen
Andres Johnsson — Michael McLeod — Nathan Bastian
Colton White — Damon Severson
Kevin Bahl — Dougie Hamilton
Ty Smith — P.K. Subban
Team Stats via NHL dot com
Enjoy the game!