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.
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.