NHL roundup: Knights set record for expansion points
Seven different Golden Knights scored goals as the Vegas broke the NHL record for most points by an expansion team in a season with a 7-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday in Las Vegas.
The Golden Knights (40-16-4, 84 points) broke the mark of 83 points in a
season set by the 1993-94 Panthers. Florida accomplished the feat in 80 games,
finishing 33-34-17. Wednesday was just the 60th game for Vegas, which also won
for 23rd time at home, breaking the previous expansion mark of 22 set by
Gordie Howe and the Hartford Whalers in 1979-80.
TJ Brodie, Dougie Hamilton, Matthew Tkachuk scored for Calgary, which lost for
just the eighth time on the road in 30 road games.
Blackhawks 3, Senators 2 (SO)
Nick Schmaltz buried the decisive goal in the shootout to lead Chicago past
Schmaltz's decisive tally came in the seventh round of the shootout.
Blackhawks goalie Anton Forsberg proceeded to stop Mark Stone's attempt to
seal the win.
Ducks 2, Stars 0
Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Miller stopped 41 shots as
Anaheim topped visiting Dallas.
It was Miller's third shutout of the season. Miller has stopped 61 shots over
the past four periods after not allowing a goal in the third period of the
Ducks' 2-0 win over the Golden Knights on Monday while playing in relief of
injured No. 1 goaltender John Gibson.
The Ducks recorded their fourth consecutive victory, their longest winning
streak this season. Hampus Lindholm scored the game's first goal on a
first-period power play, and Getzlaf added a short-handed goal in the third
--Field Level Media