Knights go 4-0 with 5-2 win over Coyotes

Golden Knights

KNIGHTS PUCK DROP: Knights are wearing their alternative gold jerseys for the second time this season. Marc Andre Fleury gets the start in net for the Knights.

FIRST PERIOD: Knights Shea Theodore(1) assists to Alec Martinez(1) and Alex Tuch(1). 5:18 into first period.

Knights Alex Pietrangelo(1) scores his first goal as a Vegas Golden Knights. Assists to Alex Tuch(2) and Keegan Kolesar(1). Midway through period. KNIGHTS 2, COYOTES 0 after 1. SHOTS ON GOAL: Knights 9, Coyotes 6.

SECOND PERIOD: Knights captain Mark Stone(2) scores with Max Pacioretty on the assist. KNIGHTS 3, COYOTES 0

Coyotes Nick Schmaltz scores. KNIGHTS 3, COYOTES 1. 8 mins left in period.

THIRD PERIOD: Shea Theodore(2) scores his 2nd goal of the game. KNIGHTS 4, COYOTES 1.

Knights Alex Tuch(1) scores his first goal of the season. KNIGHTS 5, COYOTES 1.

Coyotes Phil Kesell(4) scores. KNIGHTS 5, COYOTES 2.

FINAL SCORE: KNIGHTS 5, COYOTES 2

Arizona Coyotes (1-1-1, fourth in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (3-0-0, first in the West Division)

Paradise, Nevada; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Vegas hosts Arizona trying to continue its three-game home winning streak.

Vegas finished 15-6-2 in division play and 22-11-4 at home in the 2019-20 season. The Golden Knights scored 224 total goals last season, 42 on power plays and nine shorthanded.

Arizona went 11-8-4 in division action and 16-17-4 on the road in the 2019-20 season. Goalies for the Coyotes allowed 2.5 goals on 32.3 shots per game last season.

The teams play for the second game in a row.

INJURIES: Golden Knights: None listed.

Coyotes: None listed.

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