Full Sportscast: Caps end Golden Knights incredible, inaugural season
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
Before Thursday night, the first-year expansion Vegas Golden Knights had never lost four games in a row, but in game five of the Stanley Cup Final, they faced a Washington Capitals team that had never won a Stanley Cup in its 44 years of existence.
Ahead of the game and up 3-1 in the series, the Caps appeared hungrier.
They would their first Stanley Cup.
Alex Ovechkin scored midway through the game and Lars Eller had a go-ahead goal with 6:37 left in the third period, lifting the Capitals to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 on Thursday night.
The Las Vegas Aces host the Atlanta Dream Friday at noon at Mandalay Bay.
On Saturday, one of boxing's best pound for pound boxers, Terence Crawford, seeks to take Jeff Horn's WBO welterweight belt at the MGM Grand.