The 3 teams the Vegas Golden Knights have done best against all-time

In honor of Father's Day, here are the three teams the Vegas Golden Knights have done best against. One can say they're... the daddy.
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Father's Day is a cherished holiday celebrating Dad. It's a holiday where Las Vegas locals treat their fathers to an honorary dinner and a day out. Whether it's going to an Aviators game, seeing a movie, or checking out an escape room, the possibilities are endless for this special day. Sadly, Vegas Golden Knights hockey doesn't extend that far (unless they're in a highly competitive Stanley Cup Final series), leaving out the possibility of going to a hockey game.

However, that doesn't mean we can't have a little fun with which teams call the Golden Knights their "daddy." What does that mean, you might ask? It means Vegas has established regular season dominance from an all-time perspective. They've beaten these opponents every chance they've gotten, making them the "father."

For some teams, Vegas is NOT the "father." One example is the Boston Bruins, where the Golden Knights have only an earned points percentage of .375 (4-7-1). That isn't dominance for the black and gold, especially against a historically great franchise like the Bruins. Same thing with the Pittsburgh Penguins, where Vegas has gotten a points percentage of .417 (5-7). Both groups are the anti-San Jose Sharks: They're franchises that have basically gotten the best of everyone.

With that, there are three teams that the Vegas Golden Knights have dominated from a historical perspective. Vegas has done a tremendous job playing against the following teams, making them... the "fathers" of these teams. Let's celebrate Father's Day with a late-night article and look at the three teams Vegas has historically done best against.

Ottawa Senators

Historically, the Vegas Golden Knight has done well against the Ottawa Senators. They have a record of 10-1-1 with a points percentage of .875. It makes sense since Vegas has been a terrific franchise for seven years. The Ottawa Senators? Not so much. They have a record of 214-270-53 since the start of the 2017-18 season. Life has been rough for Senators fans, especially with consistent threats of relocation throughout the years.

While the all-time series has been a contrast between two franchises, there's a major link between the Golden Knights and Senators. Vegas captain Mark Stone was acquired from Ottawa on February 25, 2019, which brought in a key piece to the team's success. That included a Stanley Cup victory when Stone scored a hat trick in the clinching game.

As for this season, the Vegas Golden Knights went 1-0-1 against Ottawa. In the first game on December 17, Vegas doubled up the Senators, 6-3. However, it would be Ottawa who'd win the second game on February 24. They'd beat the Golden Knights, 4-3, in a shootout. A point was saved by Chandler Stephenson, who scored a late third-period goal to send the game to overtime.