Subban saves Knights vs Ducks in 1st shootout at Vegas

Published 1:40 a.m. ET Dec. 6, 2017 | Updated 3:18 a.m. ET Dec. 6, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Golden Knights goalie Malcolm Subban is a stickler about staying focused on game day, and he never wavered Tuesday night.

Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal in the first shootout at Vegas, and Subban stopped all three attempts he faced during the tiebreaker as the Golden Knights earned a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

The expansion Golden Knights improved to 6-1 in overtime games, including 5-0 at home. Vegas is 11-2 at home overall, and 9-1 against Pacific Division foes.

Subban made several saves when it really counted. He came up huge on a 3-on-1 break in overtime when he robbed Ondrej Kase on a wrist shot from just in front of the crease, then stonewalled the Ducks during a 4-on-3 power play.

“Our team played such a good game and when it came down to a shootout, I had to bear down and give my team a chance to win,” said Subban, who finished with 26 saves. “I…

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