Golden Knights match another NHL record in blowout win over Avalanche

Published 9:13 p.m. ET Oct. 27, 2017 | Updated 9:43 p.m. ET Oct. 27, 2017


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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oscar Dansk got his third win in his third career game, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-0 Friday night to extend the best start ever by an NHL expansion team.

The Golden Knights improved to 8-1-0. They’ve won five straight, matching the longest winning streak ever by a team in its inaugural season, joining the New York Rangers (1926-27) and Edmonton Oilers (1979-80), according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Dansk stopped 32 shots in his second career start. The 23-year-old has been thrust into action after injuries to starter Marc-Andre Fleury and backup Malcolm Subban and has allowed three goals on 74 shots — a .960 save percentage.

James Neal got his seventh goal, and David Perron, Oscar Lindberg, Cody Eakin, Jonathan…

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