Scoring their lone goal in the game was Kyle Connor, which was his 3rd of the playoffs.
Golden Knights fan Marie Wong dances at a watch party at Red Rock Casino after Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch scored a first period goal during Vegas' game two NHL Western Conference Finals road matchup with the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas.
The players had a bounce in their step as they arrived for a media availability at the Bellagio Hotel, with Scheifele racing to get into the scrum ahead of Copp and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck.
Much like in the second round, when the Predators' first line of Ryan Johansen, Filip Forsberg and Viktor Arvidsson heated up against the Jets, the Golden Knights' top trio of Jonathan Marchessault (two goals), Reilly Smith (two assists) and William Karlsson (one assist) played a pivotal role in Game 2.
The series now shifts to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for Game 3 on Wednesday and Game 4 on Friday.
"If we're not having fun, then what are we doing, you know?"
With the Golden Knights in a comfortable lead (well, maybe not that comfortable), they were content with just keeping the high-flying, offensive machine known as the Winnipeg Jets off the scoreboard. and they did just that.
"It's a long series and you can't be taking losses to the next day".
Vegas' second line has struggled offensively against the Jets.
"We'll be ready to bounce back", veteran Jets centre Paul Stastny said after the loss. The first visit, in early November, saw the team have three full days off before a awful 5-2 defeat to the Golden Knights. And they were happy to see the Lightning pull out a 4-2 victory on Tuesday to get back to 2-1 down in the Eastern Conference Final. The formula for success for Vegas revolves largely around its netminder, as he leads remaining playoff goalies with a sparkling 1.68 goals-against average in addition to a.945 save percentage.
"When you're from Winnipeg, they tend to just grow on you and be there for life I think", Gobert said. "We're here to win a hockey game", Perreault said.
Part of the beauty of watching the Golden Knights lies in observing the spectacle of T-Mobile Arena on any given night. We got control of it but couldn't get away clean.
Six years ago, Herda moved to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Chance debuted back in October, when the prospect of a Vegas-led push for the Stanley Cup was still a running joke.
"I threw scissors and Bucky threw paper, so I won", Copp said with a smile.
"They've got really good sticks, so when they're coming on the backcheck they knock a lot of pucks down". They're going to create some momentum and put the puck in the net.
Despite a capacity for 27,000 and the temperature still being a toasty 15 C at 9:30 p.m., just 11,000 party-goers showed up Monday, according to Economic Development Winnipeg, which organizes the event.
- Jets are 8-1 in the playoffs when scoring first and 1-4 when they don't. "I didn't have to say anything". You're not just good at home, you're good no matter where you go and it doesn't matter where you go.
There's that ever-present theme again, about simply enjoying the moment and not getting too high or too low after every game.
Ruby is a one-year-old parrot that yells "Go Knights, Go!" with her family. We didn't think we were going to win four straight in the Western Conference final.