Golden Knights vs Oilers: The Great Rivalry Recap

Brayden McNabb of the Vegas Golden Knights. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Brayden McNabb of the Vegas Golden Knights. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) /
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Vegas Golden Knights hockey is officially back. After getting a week off during the All-Star break, the Knights came back ready to play and take on all the challenges ahead.

Yesterday the Vegas Golden Knights took on Pacific Division rival, the Edmonton Oilers and it was one to remember. Throughout this season, the Golden Knights have not had much success against the Oilers. In fact, prior to this game, the Vegas Golden Knights had faced the Oilers twice and lost both at home.

The Vegas Golden Knights have played very well this season when you look at the big picture. However, there has been one team that has gave the Knights a lot of trouble- the Edmonton Oilers.

The Vegas Golden Knights lost the first game against the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 at home. Looking back on the game, it was not great by the Vegas Golden Knights. However, Nicolas Roy made the most out of his game as he collected two points.

In the second game that the Vegas Golden Knights took on the Oilers, they lost 3-2. It was a hard fought game, but the Golden Knights were too late to the party and were unable to make a third period comeback.

Now, the Vegas Golden Knights just finished up their third game against the Edmonton Oilers this season, and the Knights finally got their win. It was a hard-fought game by the Knights and you could tell that they wanted this win.

Being in a division as tough as the Pacific, the Vegas Golden Knights have to play great hockey in order to competitive. With teams like the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks, and Los Angles Kings, the Knights are in a tough spot. However, getting this win against the Oilers last night proves they can beat these elite caliber teams.

So, with that being said, Let’s take a look at our player spotlight after last night’s 4-0 victory.