Full Sportscast: Golden Knights fall at Minnesota, Nevada to be represented at Super Bowl
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
Eric Staal had two goals and an assist as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 on Friday night.
Charlie Coyle, Tyler Ennis and Jared Spurgeon also scored, Jonas Brodin had three assists and Matt Dumba added two to help Minnesota win its second straight after the All-Star break. Devan Dubnyk stopped 22 shots.
Eric Haula had a goal and an assist, Nate Schmidt also scored, and Colin Miller added two assists for Vegas, which remained a point behind Tampa Bay for the best record in the league. Malcolm Subban made 30 saves.
Vegas was coming off an overtime victory in Winnipeg on Thursday night, while Minnesota hadn't played since Tuesday, and it showed.
The Golden Knights' next game is Sunday at Washington.
The puck drops at 9:30 am, so you won't have to choose between watching them and Super Bowl LII.
Kick off between the defending champion New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles is at 3:30 pm, and as News 3 sports director Randy Howe reports, the state of Nevada will be represented by both teams.