Fleury helps Knights douse Flames




Las Vegas: Defenseman Deryk Engelland scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves to pick up his league-leading 33rd victory as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

The Golden Knights earned their fifth consecutive win. Fleury posted his 437th career victory to move into a tie for eighth place on the Jacques Plante on the NHL’s all-time goalie wins list. he has allowed just two goals total in his past four games.

Shea Theodore also scored a goal and William Karlsson had two assists for Vegas.

Travis Hamonic scored for Western Conference-leading Calgary, which has lost three consecutive regulation games for the first time this season. David Rittich stopped 36 shots.

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each scored a goal and added an assist to lead Washington to a 5-3 win at Philadelphia.

Reuters

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