LOS ANGELES — Marc-Andre Fleury moved into fourth place on the NHL all-time wins list with his 485th victory when the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-2 at Staples Center on Wednesday.
Fleury, who made 20 saves, passed Ed Belfour with the win. Roberto Luongo is third with 489 victories.
Max Pacioretty and Tomas Nosek each had a goal and two assists, and Mattias Janmark-Nylen had an assist in his debut for the Golden Knights (29-11-2), who won six of eight games against Los Angeles this season.
Trevor Moore scored two goals for the Kings (16-20-6), who have lost six of eight.
Jonathan Quick allowed three goals on eight shots in the first period before he was replaced by Calvin Petersen, who made 21 saves.
Quick was pulled at 15:25 of the first period after he misplayed Paicoretty’s chip from outside the blue line to give Vegas a 3-1 lead.
Nosek scored on a 2-on-1 rush to make it 1-0 at 7:18.
Alex Tuch made it 2-0 at 11:04 with a wrist shot from just inside the right circle.
Janmark-Nylen, who was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, had the primary assist on Tuch’s second goal in two games following a 14-game drought.
Moore cut it to 2-1 at 13:38 with a one-timer off Adrian Kempe‘s pass behind the goal during a power play.
Chandler Stephenson scored on a breakaway to give Vegas a 4-1 lead at 15:47 of the second period.
Moore cut it to 4-2 on a 2-on-1 rush at 18:22.
Mark Stone scored on a one-timer in the slot from Pacioretty at 5:30 of the third period to make it 5-2.
Alex Pietrangelo made it 6-2 at 10:53 when his shot deflected off the stick of Kings forward Brendan Lemieux.