Michael Amadio scored at 3:40 of the second overtime on Saturday to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 5-4 win over the Winnipeg Jets and a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
Dylan Samberg’s clearance attempt for Winnipeg from the backboards deflected off Las Vegas forward Ivan Barbashev’s skid towards Amadio for a single shot that entered the top right corner of the net between the goalie’s head and glove Connor Hellebuyck.
Adam Lowry tied it for Winnipeg with 21.9 seconds remaining in regulation, rebounding goaltender Laurent Brossoit to cap a three-goal comeback in the third period.
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Nino Niederreiter scored at 2:04 of the third and Mark Scheifele connected on a power play with 5:52 left to make it 4-3.
Jack Eichel had two power-play goals and added an assist for Vegas. Chandler Stephenson had a goal and an assist, and Keegan Kolesar also scored. Brossoit, who spent three seasons with the Jets, made 30 saves.
Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist for Winnipeg, and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 43 shots.
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A sold-out crowd of 15,325 at the Canada Life Center continued the «whitewash» playoff tradition of dressing in white and waving white towels. Game 4 of the Western Conference series is Monday night in Winnipeg.
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Winnipeg All-Star defenseman Josh Morrissey left four minutes into the first period with a lower-body injury. Morrissey went knee-to-knee with Las Vegas defenseman Zach Whitecloud and appeared to be favoring his right knee.