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Thompson strong after Hill pulled, but Golden Knights fall in shootout to Ducks

Stone scores against Ducks

Alex Gallardo / Associated Press

Vegas Golden Knights proper wing Mark Stone, left, passes the puck in entrance of Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson through the second interval of an NHL hockey sport in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022.

The Golden Knights put up 51 photographs on the second night time of a back-to-back, but failed to convert in the shootout, dropping 3-2 to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Wednesday.

Coming off a 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings at Crypto.com Arena on Tuesday, Vegas’ offense performed significantly better after making an attempt simply 25 photographs in Los Angeles. But Ducks goalie John Gibson made 49 saves and stopped each shootout makes an attempt to hand the Golden Knights (24-12-2) their second straight loss.

Mark Stone scored his fourth objective in the final 4 video games, and Ben Hutton scored for the Golden Knights in place of the injured Alec Martinez.

Adin Hill acquired the beginning on the second leg of the back-to-back for Vegas, but his night time did not final lengthy. He gave up two objectives on 5 photographs, each from Anaheim ahead Adam Henrique.

Logan Thompson made his second look in lower than 24 hours. After making 21 saves in Tuesday, Thompson stopped all 22 photographs he confronted in the ultimate two-plus durations and time beyond regulation.

Vegas had to kill a 4-on-3 energy play in the ultimate 1:37 of time beyond regulation after Stone was known as for tripping. Thompson made two saves, and defenseman Brayden McNabb blocked two photographs.

Trevor Zegras and Troy Terry scored the lone objectives in the shootout for Anaheim. Stone and Reilly Smith have been denied in their probabilities.

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