LOS ANGELES – Nikita Scherbak in his debut for the Los Angeles Kings, winning 5-1 against the Vegas gold knights at Staples Center on Saturday.
Scherbak was claimed to be exceptions from the Montreal Canadiens on December 2.
Derek Forbort had a goal and help, Jake Muzzin and Michael Amadio everyone had two assists and Jonathan Quick made 29 save for Los Angeles (11-18-1), who lost two straight.
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It was the first game for the king Drew Doughty called their season "embarrassing" and that the team "played with a lack of emotions".
"It's probably one of our dominant victories and in Vegas we've been playing a good team (a) a very good team," said Doughty, who helped in his 800th NHL game. "It was 60 minutes and I thought everyone played hard, there was not even one person who'd marry the night, so if your team does that, you'll win more hockey games and I hope we've realized it tonight, needing more. "
Oscar Lindberg scored and Marc-Andre Fleury 20 saves in Vegas (16-14-1), which is 7-2-0 in the last nine matches.
"It seemed like we were tired today for some reason what it looked like from the bench," said Golden Knight coach Gerard Gallant. "We had some good shifts when it was 4-1, three or four good shifts back, but it was all day. We had no pressure [Los Angeles] he played really hard and played very well and took advantage of the team that was a bit upset today. "
It was the first meeting between the teams as the Golden Knights completed the four-round game against the kings at the first conference of the Western Conference in 2018.
"Yeah, it's a new season, anything, but you'll never forget that," Doughty said. "I hope that no one in this team has ever forgotten it. It was definitely one of the things we talked about, kicked us out, got them back, got them back, not close, but won, so it's a Start."
Matt Luff gave Los Angeles 2: 1 at 12:30 in the second season with the goal of power-play, pointing to one timer in the slot off tic-tac-toe pass with Brendan Leipsic and Adrian Kempe.
Video: VGK @ LAK: Luff takes one timer for PPG
Gold Knights successfully killed 22 goals in front of Luff's goal.
Jeff Carter did it 3-1 at 16:46. He caught Fleury from the place and sent the puck back into the folds where he hit the right crown of the Golden Knights Nate Schmidt and deviated.
Forbort prolonged the lead to 4-1 in a 2:48 third period for a shot from a point around Fleury.
Video: VGK @ LAK: Profotem pot encourages traffic
Nate Thompson did it 5-1 at 18:33, scoring for one timer off cross-ice transition from Muzzin.
Lindberg gave the Golden Knights in the first half 4: 23 the first goal of the season. After fast storage Tomáš NosekWith an enormous attempt, Lindberg has rebounded and scored a five-hole.
Scherbak tied him in 1: 1 at 8:12, shooting between Schmidt's legs and scoring side gloves.
Video: VGK @ LAK: Scherbak records the Kings debut
"This is probably one of those moments that keeps my memory for a while, of course," Scherbak said. "And that's a great win, we deserve it. It's fun when you come back to the room when everyone is happy."
They said it
"I do not think it's important when we play them where one of us is, it's going to be a heavy fighting game, you give everyone so much time or so much space and they'll be able to play some, and that's what we did. have allowed too much time. " – The Golden Knights of the Nate Schmidt
"I think what's clearer is that our young players are good. Usually, if we win, it's always [Anze] Kopitar a [Dustin] Brown, boys like them who will bring us, or [Jeff] Carter. It's nice to win with some young boys. It's something we need to see more. " – Kings Willie Desjardins coach
Need to Know
Scherbak also recorded in the NHL debut with Canadiens on January 7, 2017. … The Kings Forward Kyle Clifford left the game after suffering a wound on the upper body in the second period to hit Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. … Muzzin's help to Scherbak was his 200th NHL. … Carter's goal this season was his second in equilibrium in 30 matches. … Fast is 2-3-0 s .928 saves a percentage in five starts from returning from knee surgery.
What will be next
Gold Knights: Guests of Dallas Stars on Sunday (9:00 ET, ATTSN-RM, FS-SW, NHL.TV)
Králové: In Detroit Red Wings on Monday (7:30 ET, NHLN, FS-D +, FS-W, NHL.TV)
Video: Forbort, Kings fast to win 5-1