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Fleury stops 31 pictures in return to Vegas, guides Blackhawks to win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves towards his former crew and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 on Saturday evening to snap a six-game dropping streak.

Jujhar Khaira and Riley Stillman scored for the Blackhawks, who had been 0-3-3 of their earlier six video games.

It was Fleury’s first begin towards Vegas since being traded within the offseason. He has now crushed all 32 NHL groups in his profession.

Fleury, who was with Vegas for its first 4 seasons within the league, has posted a 9-4-2 document throughout his previous 15 video games after beginning the season with one win in his first eight appearances.

The 18-year veteran and three-time Stanley Cup champion was greeted by a tribute video earlier than the sport, which despatched the introduced crowd of 18,367 right into a frenzy.

Ben Hutton scored the lone purpose for Vegas, whereas Robin Lehner made 19 saves for the Golden Knights.

The sport’s three purpose scorers had mixed for 2 objectives coming into the sport, and Khaira had each of them.

Hutton acquired his first purpose of the season when he gathered the puck off a faceoff and fired it completely over Fleury’s proper shoulder into the higher left nook of the purpose 5:17 into the sport.

The Blackhawks tied it when Khaira shagged the puck off a financial institution cross, skated into the zone and fired a wrist shot far aspect and below Lehner’s proper arm at 4:38 of the second.

Chicago took the lead when Stillman’s shot from the highest caromed off Vegas heart Brett Howden’s knee and into the web with 5:39 remaining within the center interval.

UP NEXT

Blackhawks: At Columbus on Tuesday evening.

Golden Knights: Host Toronto on Tuesday evening.

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