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

Jets vs. Golden Knights: Live score, updates from Game 1 of Western Conference finals

  Jets vs. Golden Knights: Live score, updates from Game 1 of Western Conference finals The unpredictability of the NHL is on display in the form of this year's Western Conference finalists, and the series between the Jets and Golden Knights could follow suit. Sporting News has live updates from Game 1.Before the season began, the Jets were hardly on anyone's short list to reach the playoffs, let alone finish three points shy of a Presidents' Trophy. Their transformation into bona fide title contender took effect slowly and methodically, culminating with last round's seven-game victory over the Predators, the defending conference champions and the only team out West that could conceivably match Winnipeg's depth and skill on paper.

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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.

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