The expansion Knights scored a 2-1 victory over the Jets in Winnipeg to capture the NHL Western Conference final in five games.
Winnipeg born Ryan Reaves deflected in the winning goal at 13.21 in the 3rd period.
Alex Tuch scored in the 1st to put Vegas ahead before Josh Morrissey tied it for the Jets.
Knights goalie Marc Andre Fleury made 31 saves for the self-proclaimed “Golden Misfits”.
Vegas has gone 12-3 in the playoffs under Island coaches Gerard Gallant and Mike Kelly.
At the start of the season the Knights were 500-1 shots to reach the Stanley Cup.
They certainly beat the odds.
The NHL Eastern final could be determined tonight. Tampa Bay is at Washington tonight leading the Capitals, 3-2.
The Cup final begins next week.
Team USA used a pair of empty net goals to beat Canada, 4-1 in the bronze medal game of the World Hockey Championship. Canada trailed 2-1 late and in a desperation move elected to pull the goalie. Chris Kreider scored twice including one of the empty netters. Nick Bonino with the game winner in the Americans three goal 3rd.
Canada misses out on the medals for the first time since 2014.
Filip Forsberg got the winner. Sweden defends its title and has won 3 worlds in 6 years. It’s their 11th overall.
The Acadie-Bathurst Titan built up an early lead but had to hold on to get by the host Regina Pats, 8-6 in the Memorial Cup. The Pats rallied for 4 goals in the last period.
Summerside defenseman Noah Dobson had 2 goals including an empty netter and 2 assists.
Jeffrey Viel and Ethan Crossman scored two each.
The Titan are 2-0. Regina is 1-1.
Swift Current and Hamilton, both 0-1 meet tonight.
The Titan play the Bulldogs tomorrow night.
Stephen Curry scored 35 points as the Golden State Warriors won by 41 points over Houston, 126-85 in the NBA Western final. The Warriors up 2-1.
Nothing went right for the Toronto Blue Jays as the Oakland A’s swept them 9-2 on Sunday. The Athletics won all four games scoring 4 runs in the 5th and 6th. Shortstop Marcus Siemien homered and had 3 RBIs. Joe Biagini took the loss to fall to 0-3 as the injury riddled Jays slipped to 22-25.
Boston shutout Baltimore, 5-0 behind the pitching of Eduardo Rodriguez (4-1).
J.D. Martinez hit two homers and has 15 for the season.Andrew Benintendi also hit one out.
The New York Yankees routed Kansas City, 10-1. Sonny Gray (3-3) fired a four hitter. Tyler Austin hit a pair of 2 run home runs.
The Yankees and Red Sox remain tied for first in the A.L. East at 30-13.
The Los Angeles Angels dropped the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-2.
The LA Dodgers over Washington, 7-2 as Alex Wood (1-4) picked up his first win.
Stephen Strasburg took the loss.
The Atlanta Braves have released ex-Jays slugger Jose Bautista. The 37-year old hit just .143 with 2 home runs in 12 games.
The first card of harness racing for 2018 at Red Shores in Summerside with post time at 1.00. 12 dashes on the card.
Confident Fella with Corey MacPherson driving is the 5-2 favourite in the six horse 11th race feature.
Stock car racing opens for the season this afternoon at Oyster Bed Speedway beginning at 2.00.
OCEAN 100 SCOREBOARD
Vegas 2 Winnipeg 1
(Golden Knights win series 4-1)
Toronto 3 Lehigh Valley 2 (OT)
(Marlies lead series 2-0)
Texas 3 Rockford 2 (OT)
(Stars lead series 2-0)
IIHF World Hockey Championship
Sweden 3 Switzerland 2
United States 4 Canada 1
Golden State 126 Houston 85
(Warriors lead series 2-1)
Oakland 9 Toronto 2
Boston 5 Baltimore 0
Chicago White Sox 3 Texas 0
N.Y. Yankees 10 Kansas City 1
L.A. Angels 5 Tampa Bay 2
Seattle 3 Detroit 2 (11 innings)
Houston 3 Cleveland 1
Chicago Cubs 6 Cincinnati 1
N.Y. Mets 4 Arizona 1
L.A. Dodgers 7 Washington 2
Atlanta 10 Miami 9
San Diego 8 Pittsburgh 5
St. Louis 5 Philadelphia 1
San Francisco 9 Colorado 5
Minnesota 3 Milwaukee 1
Sporting Kansas City 1 Minnesota United 1
Houston 3 Chicago 2
New York 3 Atlanta United FC 1
(All Times Eastern)
Tampa Bay at Washington, 8 p.m.
(Lightning lead series 3-2)
Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.
(Celtics lead series 2-1)
N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 4-2) at Texas (Colon 2-1), 8:05 p.m.
Baltimore (Cashner 1-5) at Chicago White Sox (Santiago 0-1), 8:10 p.m.
Detroit (TBD) at Minnesota (Berrios 4-4), 8:10 p.m.
Atlanta (Foltynewicz 3-2) at Philadelphia (Pivetta 3-2), 7:05 p.m.
San Diego (TBD) at Washington (Hellickson 1-0), 7:05 p.m.
Miami (Hernandez 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Wheeler 2-3), 7:10 p.m.
Arizona (Greinke 3-2) at Milwaukee (Anderson 3-3), 7:40 p.m.
Colorado (Marquez 2-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Buehler 2-1), 10:10 p.m.
Kansas City (Kennedy 1-4) at St. Louis (Mikolas 5-0), 8:15 p.m.