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Sports Knights' turning to Tatar in Game 4

03:31  05 june  2018
03:31  05 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

Golden Knights' GM at a loss to explain team's success

  Golden Knights' GM at a loss to explain team's success Golden Knights' GM at a loss to explain team's successWith a win over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 on Sunday afternoon, Vegas is heading to the Stanley Cup Final. And while general manager George McPhee was the man who built the team's roster from scratch, it's safe to say even he didn't predict a trip to the finals.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights are making at least one lineup change for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final by plugging in offensive-minded winger

Tatar scored in Game 2 of the Western Conference final against the Winnipeg Jets, but hasn't suited up since May 18. The Knights ' highest paid skater with a US.3-million cap hit through 2020-21, Tatar scored 20 goals this season, but just four in 20 games with Vegas.

WASHINGTON - The Vegas Golden Knights are shaking things up for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final.

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Head coach Gerard Gallant confirmed this morning that winger Tomas Tatar will be inserted into the lineup with the Knights trailing the Washington Capitals 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Acquired from the Detroit Red Wings for first-, second- and third-round draft picks prior to February's NHL trade deadline, the 27-year-old has been a healthy scratch in 12 of 18 games in the playoffs.

Tatar scored in Game 2 of the Western Conference final against the Winnipeg Jets, but hasn't suited up since May 18.

The Knights' highest paid skater with a US$5.3-million cap hit through 2020-21, Tatar scored 20 goals this season, but just four in 20 games with Vegas.

He also registered 14 combined assists with the Knights and Wings.

Vegas won Game 1 of the final 6-4, but fell 3-2 in Game 2 and 3-1 in Game 3.

James Neal's whiff a dagger in Knights' hearts .
James Neal had the puck on his stick and was staring at an open net. In a can't-miss situation, that's exactly what he did. Poised to give the Vegas Golden Knights the opening goal in pivotal Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, the unquestioned veteran leader of this upstart expansion team hit the right post.

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