It marked the sixth straight game in which Vegas allowed the first goal. The Kings won 5-2. Jonathan Marchessault has four goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Vegas.
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LAS VEGAS - Adrian Kempe scored twice and the struggling Kings surprised the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Thursday night.
Columbus, who had allowed the first goal in five straight games, jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first period with a power play goal from Bemstrom.
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10 that forward Max Pacioretty has been named to the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held January 24-25 at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Moments later, Kempe buried a persistent bounce in the fold with 1.7 seconds to go over the period.
Smith notched his 18th goal of the season when he grabbed a loose puck at the side of the net, backhanded it to himself across the crease, and slammed it past Campbell to get Vegas on the board.
Kempe added his second goal of the game, and 10th of the season, with eight seconds left. It is the seventh time in his career that he has recorded at least 20 goals in a season.More news: Microsoft fixes Windows crypto bug reported by the NSA