Names of the 58 victims were also displayed on the ice before the game.
After the video ended, nurses, doctors, firefighters and police officers were then introduced alongside Golden Knights players.
The Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season game at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Tuesday against the Coyotes was more than a hockey game.
The initial home game in franchise existence was supposed to be one big celebration of the long-awaited debut of major professional sports in Las Vegas.
The first-year National Hockey League team has played two games, and won both, each time on a James Neal goal.Читайте также: Small Quake Rattles North Korea Nuclear Testing Grounds, Not Manmade: South Korea
If the Knights didn't feel a strong connection to Las Vegas before October 1-and who could blame them if they didn't? Knights defenseman and Las Vegas native Deryk Engelland spoke eloquently to the fans, vowing that the Golden Knights "will do everything we can to help you and our city heal". The Vegas Golden Knights will play the Arizona Coyotes in front of a sold-out crowd at T-Mobile Arena. The Knights have earned a couple of 2-1 wins, both on third period comebacks, one of which had to be settled in overtime.
And, finally, before the puck officially dropped on a new era of hockey in Vegas, survivors from the shooting were invited onto the ice alongside players for a ceremonial kickoff to the game - and the league's latest expansion franchise. Vegas could've lost 20-0 and it still would've been a good night. because a sports team did it's part to bring people together, lend a helping hand, and did it with class. The Knights are off to a 2-0 start, and only two other expansion teams - the 1967 Los Angeles Kings and 1967 Oakland Seals - started 2-0.
"I really feel we have a role to play in this and I think our players have really embraced that and it helps to galvanize our players with this city and our fans and shows what kind of people they are".
Like us, they'll need to remain, "Vegas Strong". But a fan festival was cancelled, and numerous high-profile festivities scheduled for the opener have been delayed until the Golden Knights' second home game on Friday, when the Detroit Red Wings visit. "We're playing for our city, for the tragedy that happened, for all the people that were here tonight and were affected by the tragedy".
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