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Recap: The Golden Knights were looking to get back on track with a win against the visiting Florida Panthers. Vegas’ Pavel Dorofeyev scored his 4th goal of the season 3:59 into the game. The Golden Knights committed two penalties in the 1st period which the Panthers took advantage of. Florida evened the score on the powerplay after William Carrier was called for a tripping penalty. Tied up 1-1, the Golden Knights continued to take costly penalties in the middle frame. Zach Whitecloud was called for an elbowing infraction which Florida jumped on. The Panthers took a 2-1 lead, scoring both goals on a man advantage. With under two minutes remaining in the period, Florida extended their lead to 3-1. Florida added their third power play goal five minutes into the final frame. Vegas gave up their sixth power play of the night which made the difference in the contest. The reigning Stanley Cup champions lost 4-1 to last season’s runner up. The Golden Knights record drops to 22-12-5 losing to the Panthers 4-2 at T-Mobile Arena. Vegas will remain home to host the New York Islanders on Saturday night. Puck drop against the Islanders is scheduled for 7 PM. (Recap by Jason) Analysis: Vegas put in some of their best hockey in quite some time to start this game as they were all over the Panthers with a goal and a bunch of early chances. It evened out a bit until VGK got a 5-on-3 for two full minutes. They hit a post and had one other good look, but it wasn’t good enough. From that moment on they were simply outplayed in just about every aspect. Special teams were a major downfall but the 5-on-5 went downhill after that failed PP. (Analysis by Ken) Upcoming stories from the Vegas Golden Knights vs. Florida Panthers at T-Mobile Arena. SinBin.vegas’ “Page 31” (Coming soon) Ken’s Three VGK Stars *** Pavel Dorofeyev ** Mark Stone * Brayden McNabb The failed 5-on-3 killed VGK tonight. They were the better team before it, they’ve been far and away second best since. — SinBin.vegas (@SinBinVegas) January 5, 2024 VGK’s recognition on the PK has been so slow today. Yes, you are short a man so there has to be someone uncovered, but that guy can’t be Tkachuk in front of the goal. — SinBin.vegas (@SinBinVegas) January 5, 2024 You can feel the depth issue a bit tonight (due to injury). VGK having a hard time stringing strong shifts together. — SinBin.vegas (@SinBinVegas) January 5, 2024 Tkachuk is causing all sorts of mayhem in front of the VGK goal. So much attention on him. It’s 3-1 FLA. — SinBin.vegas (@SinBinVegas) January 5, 2024

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