Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant will clearly be happy with the result, but he likely won't be to enthralled with what turned into a shootout Monday night. [T.J.] Oshie. What a great club they've got. While true that only one player from each team has a Stanley Cup ring - Washington's Brooks Orpik was on the same 2009 Penguins team that won a Stanley Cup with Vegas' Marc-Andre Fleury between the pipes - the trend in the seven-game era has been that the franchise making its first Stanley Cup final appearance has lost Game 1.
"That was pretty cool, let me tell you", Capitals defenceman Nate Schmidt said of hearing his own name. "We're going to fix that in our game".
Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots for the Capitals, whose first Stanley Cup Final game in 20 years was a defensive nightmare.
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The Game 1 victor has won the last six Cups and 61 of 78 overall.
This was a game fittingly played in the only hockey arena with an actual rollercoaster in its front yard at the New York, New York Casino. "We just have to forget about it and bounce back (in the) next one". Reilly Smith had a goal and an assist and William Karlsson, Ryan Reaves and Colin Miller also scored goals for Vegas, who improved to 13-3 in the playoffs, and 7-1 at home. With a win, they would become the first expansion team in any of the four major US sports leagues - the MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL - to win a title in their first season. This game crushed the 5.5 O/U in the first 30 minutes.
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Purdue has made NCAA Tournaments only twice before, in 2012 and 1987, with its only victory against Valparaiso in '12. Oklahoma earned the 38th NCAA postseason appearance in program history and the first under head coach Skip Johnson.
The Capitals then went ahead for the first time just 42 seconds later when Backstrom, who suffered a hand injury in the second round that forced him to miss four games, scored his fifth.
"I haven't obviously slowed it down and looked at it, but I think he'd probably say he shouldn't have admired his pass, and I'm just finishing my check", Wilson said. Wilson is already considered a repeat offender; he was forced to sit out two preseason games following a late hit on St. Louis Blues rookie Robert Thomas and was suspended for the first four games of the regular season after boarding Blues forward Sammy Blais.
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