It marked the first time in 23 games Tampa Bay allowed more than three goals and the fourth time in seven games Vegas scored five or more. The next game is on the road against the Arizona Coyotes standing at 68 points and the last time they play Tampa Bay won handily 4-0.
The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired defenceman Alec Martinez from the Los Angeles Kings for two-second round picks, TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reports. "It's a tiny diverse when you're on the similar side, you form of consider see at selected items that perhaps you would not when you're, certainly, on the other conclude of things". Vegas tied the game late in the first when Alec Martinez, in his first game for Vegas after being traded from Los Angeles on Wednesday, scored off a rebound from a hard shot by Cody Eakin.
Martinez has one goal and seven points in 41 games with the Kings this season.
The first period was the best period for Tampa as they almost opened the scoring 2 minutes into the game when Anthony Cirelli beat Marc-Andre Fleury on a breakaway, but the puck hit the crossbar instead of going in.
Vegas earned its fourth straight win and improved to 8-3-2 under coach Pete DeBoer, who took over for the fired Gerard Gallant on January 15.
Martinez then scored the double-overtime victor in Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup final against the New York Rangers, converting a rebound of Tyler Toffoli's shot off Henrik Lundqvist at Staples Center. "When you look at the process, it's been there for the most part".
The Golden Knights are in a fierce battle in the Pacific Division. "It was a very good team win for us".
Not only was Tampa's franchise record for consecutive wins broken, but so was Vasilevskiy's 21 game point streak. Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the losing effort.
Tampa Bay jumped in entrance when Shattenkirk's blind pass deflected off Vegas defenseman Nick Holden's skate and earlier Fleury 7: 02 into the initially.
The second period scoring began at 6:45 when Paul Stastny gave Vegas their first lead when he redirected a shot from Reilly Smith right in front of and past Andrei Vasilevskiy. Martinez started an odd-person hurry when he poke-checked the puck from Tampa Bay's Braydon Coburn at the blue line. "And clearly the initially moment of the 3rd was the backbreaker for us".
Vegas added a pair of goals less than a minute into the third. Pacioretty pushed the lead to three with his 28th goal.