The Golden Knights have Thursday off before playing Friday against the Tampa Bay Lightning at T-Mobile Arena in a rare 3 p.m. start to honor ‘Nevada Day’.

Hockey teams typically don’t expect a lot of success from the fourth lines. The Golden Knights three forwards consist of William Carrier, Ryan Reaves, and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, who are out to play defense, limit scoring chances, while keeping the opposition from scoring. However, the 4th line is not only playing defense and hitting hard, but maximizing their scoring chances putting the puck in the net.

8 News NOW Sports Reporter Ron Futrell has the story in the latest edition of “Striking Gold.”