Los Angeles Times
Quick gets early hook in Kings’ loss
Goalie replaced after surrendering three goals in first period to Golden Knights.
Max Pacioretty and Tomas Nosek each had a goal and two assists, MarcAndre Fleury made 21 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the host Kings 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Fleury got his 485th win, breaking a tie with Ed Belfour for fourth place in NHL history.
Alex Tuch, Chandler Stephenson, Mark Stone and Alex Pietrangelo also scored for the Golden Knights, who have won four straight. They went 6-2-0 in the eight-game season series against the Kings.
Trevor Moore scored twice in his first multigoal game for the Kings, who have lost nine of 12. Jonathan Quick was replaced after surrendering three goals on eight shots in the first period, and Cal Petersen made 21 saves in relief.
Picking up where they left off in a 4-2 win over the Kings on Monday, the Golden Knights highlighted their speed and transition play to take a 1-0 lead 7:18 into the game.
Nosek kept the puck during a two-on-one rush to beat Quick with a wrist shot to the near post from the right circle, scoring his eighth goal.
Tuch made it 2-0 at 11:04 in nearly identical fashion, beating Quick to his glove side with a wrist shot off the rush with just under nine minutes left in the opening period.