NHL Hockey

Knights cool off Canadiens to open semi

(AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Montreal Canadiens' rich history didn't mean much when it came to facing upstart Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night.

Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist, Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 in the first game of the Stanley Cup semifinal.

Vegas' fifth-straight victory in the playoffs ended Montreal's postseason win streak at seven. Game 2 is Wednesday night.

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Goals
Rank Player G
1 A. Matthews, Tor41
2 C. McDavid, Edm33
3 A. DeBrincat, Chi32
4 L. Draisaitl, Edm31
5 M. Rantanen, Col30
6 B. Marchand, Bos29
7 T. Toffoli, Mon28
8 K. Kaprizov, Min27
9t A. Barkov, Fla26
9t K. Connor, Wpg26
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Save Percentage
Rank Player Sv%
1 S. Varlamov, NYI.929
2 M. Fleury, VGK.928
3 J. Saros, Nsh.927
4 A. Vasilevskiy, TB.925
5 M. Smith, Edm.923
6 P. Grubauer, Col.922
7 E. Merzlikins, Cls.916
8 C. Hellebuyck, Wpg.916
9 I. Shesterkin, NYR.916
10 T. Demko, Van.915
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