Sport NHL playoffs 2018: Golden Knights elaborate pregame features Lamborghini, sword fight

17:41  17 may  2018
17:41  17 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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In true show-stopper form, Las Vegas pulled out all the stops for its first home game of the Conference finals.

Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault arrived in style ahead of Wednesday's Game 3 matchup against the Jets when he pulled up to T-Mobile Arena in a gold Lamborghini Aventador Roadster.

a hockey game in the snow: Jonathan Marchessault © Getty Images Jonathan Marchessault

The car, worth an estimated $545,000, displayed a number of team logos and "Vegas Born" slogans.

Marchessault went on to score twice, including a goal in the first 35 seconds, for the second straight game to help the team secure a 4-2 win as Las Vegas took a 2-1 series lead.

Before the puck dropped, the Golden Knights put on an epic pregame show that featured a drumline and a sword fight on the ice.

The Jets will look to even the series against the Golden Knights in Game 4 at 8 p.m. ET Friday.

NHL playoffs 2018: Winnipeg native Ryan Reaves embraces jeers, stuns doubters as Golden Knights down Jets .
In his hometown, Ryan Reaves sent the Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final.Reaves has yet to reach the 10-goal mark in his eight year career. The closest he came was in 2016 while with the St. Louis Blues, then he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Reaves' time in Pittsburgh was short-lived, though, as he was traded to the Golden Knights. Reaves was sent to Vegas in a three-team deal with the Penguins and Senators; the main piece of the trade being Derrick Brassard. When the Golden Knights acquired the veteran, they knew what they were expecting. Head Coach Gerard Gallant looked for Reaves to be a net-front prescence.

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