Pacioretty Scores Twice, Golden Knights Beat Avalanche 5-2
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored twice to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a matchup of the West Division's top teams.
Vegas, which has won a franchise-best 10 in a row, now leads Colorado by six points, with the Avalanche having a game in hand.
William Karlsson, Mark Stone, and Jonathan Marchessault also scored for Vegas. Marc-Andre Fleury, who has won five in a row, made 35 saves.
Devon Toews and Ryan Graves scored for Colorado, which has lost three straight. Devan Dubnyk made 21 saves.