Stone extends multipoint streak to four, Golden Knights defeat Ducks


ANAHEIM — Mark Stone had a goal and an assist for his fourth straight multipoint game, and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 at Honda Center on Sunday.

Max Pacioretty and Nicolas Roy also had a goal and an assist, Alec Martinez had two assists, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves for the Golden Knights (31-11-2), who matched their season high with their sixth straight win.

Max Comtois and Danton Heinen scored, and John Gibson made 24 saves for the Ducks (14-25-7), who are 0-5-1 in their past six home games, including a 4-0 loss to the Golden Knights on Friday.

Pacioretty, who has seven points (three goals, four assists) in a four-game point streak, had both points in the first period to help Vegas to a 3-1 lead.

Pacioretty deflected a slap shot by defenseman Alec Martinez for a 1-0 lead at 3:25.

Comtois tied it 1-1 at 6:23 when he converted off a 4-on-1 rush for his team-high 13th goal of the season.

After the goal by Pacioretty, the Golden Knights didn’t have another shot on goal until defenseman Alex Pietrangelo scored on a wrist shot from the top of the left circle off a Pacioretty pass for a 2-1 lead at 14:46.

Roy scored for the second straight game, a one-timer from the left circle off a short pass from William Carrier to make it 3-1 at 2:43 of the second period.

Heinen scored on a one-timer from the right circle off a pass from Adam Henrique on a rush to cut the lead to 3-2 at 14:06.

Stone scored 15 seconds into a power play on a breakaway that was initiated by Fleury to make it 4-2 at 18:13.

Alex Tuch scored into an empty net at 18:33 of the third period for the 5-2 final.

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