LAS VEGAS – Alek Tuch had a goal and help in his 100th career game, and the Golden Knights of Vegas on Friday defeated Calgary Flames 2-0.
Golden Knights won a loss of 7-2 in Calgary on Monday, when Flames opened a 5-0 lead after just one period. The visit to Vegas marked the first time that Calgary closed this season.
Colin Miller scored his first goal in the season, and Marc-Andre Fleuri made 29 saves in his fourth outing of the season. He was also 52 minutes from his career, moving him to a unique possession of the 24th place on the NHL, one shy of Nashville Pekka Rinne.
Calgari goaltender David Rittich made 26 savings. He entered the six-point winning series and 8-1-0 in the year.
Tuch set the Golden Knights ahead of 16 minutes in another period when he refused Codi EakinThe knuckle shot from the point.
Miller extended the lead in the third period when he launched a kick from the blue line that beat Ritic on the side of the stick. It was twenty times in the last 18 games in Vegas to score.
Since the opening of the season for 16 and rankings in the NHL at power, Golden Knights have scored 14 goals with the advantage of men in the last 60 chances.
NOTES: Calgary F James Neal, who scored the first two goals in the history of Vegas, made his first time at the T-Mobile Arena as a member of Flames. … forward Reilli Smith he extended his line of points (one goal, five assists) in four matches after helping Miller's goal. … After missing the first three games this season, Eakin scored 13 points (eight goals, five assists).
Flame: Visit Arizona on Sunday
Golden Knights: Finish back into the house, hosting San Jose on Saturday.
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