Golden Knights top Ducks to move into tie atop West Division

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Stone, Max Pacioretty and Nicolas Roy each had a goal and an assist and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 to move into a tie for first place in the West Division with the Colorado Avalanche.

Alex Pietrangelo and Alex Tuch also scored goals, while Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves as the Golden Knights extended their winning streak to six games, matching a season best.

Anaheim Ducks’ Sam Steel (23) collides with Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

PRE-GAME: Marc-Andre Fleury in net for the Golden Knights. John Gibson in net for the Ducks.

FIRST PERIOD: Knights Forward Max Pacioretty scores at 3:25. Assists by Alec Martinez, Mark Stone. KNIGHTS LEAD 1-0.

Ducks Forward Max Comtois scores at 6:23. Assists by Rickard Rakell and Josh Manson. SCORE TIED 1-1.

Knights Forward Alex Tuch receives two-minute penalty for tripping 6:43. Ducks fail to score, record one shot during PP.

Knights Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo scores at 14:46. Assists by Martinez and Pacioretty. KNIGHTS LEAD 2-1.

Knights Center Chandler Stephenson receives two-minute penalty for hooking at 18:00. Ducks fail to score, record two shots during PP.

End of period.

SECOND PERIOD: Knights Forward Nicolas Roy scores at 2:43. Assists by William Carrier and Zach Whitecloud. KNIGHTS LEAD 3-1.

Ducks Forward Max Jones receives two-minute penalty for hooking at 4:48. Knights fail to score, record two shots during PP.

Ducks Forward Danton Heinen scores at 14:06. Assists by Adam Henrique and Jakob Silfverburg. KNIGHTS LEAD 3-2.

Ducks receive penalty for too many men on the ice at 17:55.

Knights Mark Stone scores on the PP at 18:13. Assists by Shea Theodore and Fleury. KNIGHTS LEAD 4-2.

Ducks Forward Comtois receives two-minute penalty for tripping at 18:28.

End of period.

THIRD PERIOD: Power Play ends, Knights fail to score. Knights record four shots on PP.

Knights Forward Roy receives two-minute penalty for holding at 7:32. Ducks fail to score, record zero shots on PP.

Knights Defenseman Pietrangelo receives two-minutes penalty for delay of game at 11:17. Ducks fail to score, record six shots on PP.

Knights Forward Tuch scores the empty-net goal at 18:33. KNIGHTS LEAD 5-2.

End of game.

Anaheim Ducks right wing Alexander Volkov, left, is defended by Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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