FINAL: Knights dominate Ducks, win 4-0 in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robin Lehner made 16 saves for his first shutout of the season and 16th of his career and the Vegas Golden Knights extended their winning streak to five games with a 4-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

William Karlsson, Chandler Stephenson, Nicolas Roy and Brayden McNabb scored for the Golden Knights, who moved within two points of the West Division-leading Colorado Avalanche.

Stephenson added an assist and Mark Stone had two assists to help Vegas improve to 3-0 on its four-game trip to Southern California.

John Gibson made 44 saves as last-place Anaheim saw its two-game winning streak end.

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb (3) and goaltender Robin Lehner (90) celebrate a 4-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks after their NHL hockey game Friday, April 16, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

PRE-GAME: Robin Lehner in net for Knights. John Gibson in net for Ducks.

FIRST PERIOD: Knights, Ducks remain scoreless after one.

Knights rack up 15 shots on goal, while Ducks tally 6 shots on goal.

End of period.

SECOND PERIOD: Knights Center William Karlsson scores nine seconds into second period. Goal assisted by Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith. KNIGHTS LEAD 1-0.

Knights Forward Chandler Stephenson scores at 4:27 of the second period. Goal assisted by Mark Stone and Max Pacioretty. KNIGHTS LEAD 2-0.

Knights’ Marchessault receives 2 minute penalty at 11:50 for slashing. Ducks fail to score, record one shot on PP.

Ducks’ Kevin Shattenkirk receives 2 minute penalty at 14:10 for hooking. Knights fail to score, record four shots on PP.

Knights Center Nicolas Roy scores at 19:38 of the second period. KNIGHTS LEAD 3-0.

End of period.

THIRD PERIOD: Ducks’ Max Comtois receives 2 minute penalty at 4:25 for hooking. Knights fail to score, record 2 shots on PP.

Knights Defenseman Brayden McNabb scores after puck deflects off Ducks player at 8:00. Goal assisted by Stephenson. KNIGHTS LEAD 4-0.

Knights’ Alex Tuch receives 2 minute penalty at 12:38 for tripping. Ducks fail to score, record 1 shot on PP.

Knights’ Stephenson is stopped on a penalty shot at 14:33 by Gibson.

Ducks’ Sam Steel receives 2 minute penalty at 16:16 for tripping. Knights fail to score, record 2 shots on PP.

End of game.

The Vegas Golden Knights celebrate a 4-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks after their NHL hockey game Friday, April 16, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

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