Why did that go in? Looking at all the goals from Wings-Knights and Stars-Kings
Wings won 3-2, Stars won 4-0
I was paying attention to a pair of late night West Coast games last night, the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights, and the Dallas Stars 4-0 victory against the Los Angeles Kings.
Felt like a perfect opportunity for another edition of why did that go in?
So here they are, all nine goals from the late night games and why that went in.
Detroit Red Wings 3, Vegas Golden Knights 2
Detroit 1, Vegas 0 (2:45 first period)
This goal is all about turning a forecheck int offense, and it doesn’t always have to be a physical, crushing hit on the forecheck to cause disruption.
In fact, the Wings forwards, simply by following their routes forced Vegas into a mistake and were able to capitalize.
It starts here, where slight pressure on an attempted zone exit leads to the turnover.
Dylan Larkin takes over after the turnover, and the rest of the Wings also reset into attack mode as he circles back across the zone.
As Larkin carries into a passing position, Lucas Raymond drives the net, keeps his stick on the ice and its a pretty simple finish.
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