Dustin Byfuglien scored 65 seconds into the action and Patrik Laine and Joel Armia had goals 46 seconds apart to put Winnipeg up by three early in first period as the Jets went on to beat the rusty Vegas Golden Knights by a 4-2 count in Game 1 of the Western Conference final. Mark Scheifele also tallied for the home team while Brayden McNabb and William Karlsson scored for the Golden Knights.
Highlights (courtesy of NHL.com)
Washington at Tampa Bay 8 p.m. NBCSN (Capitals lead series 1-0)
2018 IIHF World Championship
Sweden 4, Slovakia 3 (OT)
Austria 4, Belarus 0
Russia 4, Switzerland 3
- Evgenii Dadonov scored a goal and finished with a +2 rating in the win. Dadonov registered three shots on goal in 14:58 TOI.
- Maxim Mamin logged 9:38 of ice time and finished with no points or shots and a -1 rating.
Latvia 3, Germany 1
Denmark 3, South Korea 1
Finland 5, Canada 1
- Harri Sateri made 30 saves to raise his record to 3-0 at the tournament.
- Aaron Ekblad finished with four shots and a -1 rating while logging 20:51 TOI.
France vs Czech Republic 10:15 a.m.
Sweden vs Switzerland 2:15 p.m. NHL Network
Norway vs United States 10:15 a.m. NHL Network
Germany vs Finland (Sateri) 2:15 p.m.