Former King Brayden McNabb scored in the second half and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 in Game 4 to defeat the Western Conference First Round at Staples Center on Tuesday night.
The Kings McNabb, Dustin Brown and Marian Gaborik last summer in the NHL Expansion Draft, but the Golden Knights selected the 27-year-old defender over the senior offensive veterans with expensive contracts.
Ironically, it ended up being one piece that the Kings did not want their season ended on Tuesday night.
McNabb flicked a shot from a distance on a Reilly Smith's one-timer pass 4:04 into the second period, which gave the Golden Knights a 1
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McNabb became the seventh other player in Vegas to score points during the first round.
The Golden Knights were the first NHL team in history to win their first four playoff games in their first season and the first team is in all professional sports to sweep a first round playoff series in their opening season ,
No expansion team in the history of professional sports has swept a first-round playoff match in their opening season.
Despite the fact they have shot out the Golden Knights 21 to 15, the Kings offensive stale and stagnated all the long runs. Among the problems was the force line of the Kings counted, which was anemic throughout the series and scored in only twelve tries a goal.
However, if someone from a 0-3 backlog could have made a comeback, he would have done so were the kings. Los Angeles was just one of four teams in NHL history to beat San Jose Sharks 3-0 in the first round of the Western Conference 2014 playoffs.