NHL Hockey

Vegas tops Avs in OT, wins West top seed

(AP Photo/David Becker, File)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Alex Tuch scored 4:44 into overtime, Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Saturday to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.

The Golden Knights will face Chicago in the first round of the playoffs. The second-seeded Avs take on Arizona.

"We came here to take care of every challenge ahead of us. We did a good job," Marchessault said. "We wanted the first seed after the round robin and we got it done. So I think it's pretty positive. We're really happy where our game is at as a team."

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Goals
Rank Player G
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1t D. Pastrnak, Bos48
3 A. Matthews, Tor47
4 L. Draisaitl, Edm43
5 M. Zibanejad, NYR41
6t S. Aho, Car38
6t K. Connor, Wpg38
8 J. Eichel, Buf36
9 N. MacKinnon, Col35
10 C. McDavid, Edm34
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Rank Player Sv%
1 A. Khudobin, Dal.930
2 T. Rask, Bos.929
3 D. Kuemper, Ari.928
4 E. Merzlikins, Cls.923
5 P. Francouz, Col.923
6 C. Hellebuyck, Wpg.922
7 A. Raanta, Ari.921
8 T. Jarry, Pit.921
9 B. Bishop, Dal.920
10 R. Lehner, VGK.920
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