NHL Roundup: Golden Knights drop first home game to Kings

Brooks Laich scored 12 seconds into overtime to get the Kings a 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.

LAS VEGAS — The expansion Vegas Golden Knights dropped their first-ever home game when Brooks Laich scored 12 seconds into overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 exhibition win on Tuesday night.

The home debut attracted a crowd of 17,101 to T-Mobile Arena. The year-old arena seats a maximum of 17,500 for hockey.

Vegas has two home exhibition games remaining before its regular-season opener on Oct. 6 in Dallas. The Golden Knights’ first regular-season home game is scheduled for Oct. 10 against Arizona.

Nic Down and Kurtis MacDermid scored for the Kings, and Jack Campbell made 27 saves.

Cody Eakin gave Vegas a 1-0 lead at 3:44 of the first, and William Carrier tied it at 2 when he scored 3:50 into the third. Calvin Pickard made 24 stops for the Golden Knights.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny scored 3:22 into overtime, lifting the Flyers to the victory.

Samuel Morin, Scott Laughton and Oskar Lindblom also scored for Philadelphia, and Brian Elliott made 25 saves.

New York jumped out to a 2-0 lead on first-period goals for Paul Carey and David Desharnais. Michael Grabner tied it at 3 at 17:39 of the third, and Ondrej Pavelec made 34 saves for the Rangers.

New York finished the preseason with a 3-2-1 record. It begins the regular season at home Oct. 5 against the Colorado Avalanche. Philadelphia has two games remaining in the exhibition season.


In Columbus, Ohio, Joonas Korpisalo made 19 saves and recorded an assist to help Columbus to the exhibition win.

Korpisalo played the entire game for the Blue Jackets, and was credited with the primary assist on Tyler Motte’s goal at 1:47 of the first.

Markus Hannikainen, Markus Nutivaara, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Dean Kukan also scored for Columbus.

Sam Blais and Tage Thompson scored for St. Louis, and Jake Allen made 35 stops.


In Sunrise, Florida, Roberto Luongo stopped 38 shots to lead Florida to the victory.

The Panthers grabbed the lead for good on a pair of goals for Jonathan Huberdeau in a 5:15 span of the second period. Connor Brickley and Vincent Trocheck added third-period goals.

Ryan Callahan and Nikita Kucherov scored for Tampa Bay, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves.


In Dallas, Tyler Seguin scored two goals to push the Stars to the win.

Seguin’s first goal at 9:52 of the second period lifted Dallas to a 2-0 lead. His empty-netter with 2:43 left in regulation sealed the victory.

Jason Dickinson and Tyler Pitlick also scored for the Stars, and Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves.

Jason Zucker scored Minnesota’s lone goal, and Alex Stalock stopped 33 shots.

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