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FINAL: Knights add an empty-netter, win 5-2 over Ducks

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PRE-GAME: Marc-Andre Fleury in net for the Golden Knights. John Gibson in net for the Ducks.

FIRST PERIOD: Knights Forward Max Pacioretty scores at 3:25. Assists by Alec Martinez, Mark Stone. KNIGHTS LEAD 1-0.

Ducks Forward Max Comtois scores at 6:23. Assists by Rickard Rakell and Josh Manson. SCORE TIED 1-1.

Knights Forward Alex Tuch receives two-minute penalty for tripping 6:43. Ducks fail to score, record one shot during PP.

Knights Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo scores at 14:46. Assists by Martinez and Pacioretty. KNIGHTS LEAD 2-1.

Knights Center Chandler Stephenson receives two-minute penalty for hooking at 18:00. Ducks fail to score, record two shots during PP.

End of period.

SECOND PERIOD: Knights Forward Nicolas Roy scores at 2:43. Assists by William Carrier and Zach Whitecloud. KNIGHTS LEAD 3-1.

Ducks Forward Max Jones receives two-minute penalty for hooking at 4:48. Knights fail to score, record two shots during PP.

Ducks Forward Danton Heinen scores at 14:06. Assists by Adam Henrique and Jakob Silfverburg. KNIGHTS LEAD 3-2.

Ducks receive penalty for too many men on the ice at 17:55.

Knights Mark Stone scores on the PP at 18:13. Assists by Shea Theodore and Fleury. KNIGHTS LEAD 4-2.

Ducks Forward Comtois receives two-minute penalty for tripping at 18:28.

End of period.

THIRD PERIOD: Power Play ends, Knights fail to score. Knights record four shots on PP.

Knights Forward Roy receives two-minute penalty for holding at 7:32. Ducks fail to score, record zero shots on PP.

Knights Defenseman Pietrangelo receives two-minutes penalty for delay of game at 11:17. Ducks fail to score, record six shots on PP.

Knights Forward Tuch scores the empty-net goal at 18:33. KNIGHTS LEAD 5-2.

End of game.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim plays Vegas looking to break its six-game home skid.

The Ducks are 14-24-7 against the rest of their division. Anaheim is the last team in the league averaging just 3.6 assists per game. Rickard Rakell leads the team with 15 total assists.

The Golden Knights are 30-11-2 against the rest of their division. Vegas is fifth in the league averaging 3.3 goals per game, led by Max Pacioretty with 21.

The teams square off for the second straight game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rakell leads the Ducks with 15 assists and has 23 points this season. Alexander Volkov has four goals over the last 10 games for Anaheim.

Mark Stone has 48 total points while scoring 14 goals and totaling 34 assists for the Golden Knights. Pacioretty has 8 points over the last 10 games for Vegas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Ducks: 4-5-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.1 assists, 5.1 penalties and 14.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.

Golden Knights: 6-3-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.7 assists, three penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while allowing two goals per game with a .925 save percentage.

INJURIES: Ducks: None listed.

Golden Knights: None listed.

Vegas Golden Knights (30-11-2, second in the West Division) vs. Anaheim Ducks (14-24-7, eighth in the West Division)

Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Ducks +192, Golden Knights -239; over/under is 0