1st Star: Ryan Reaves, Vegas Golden Knights
A year ago, “Ryan Reaves scored the goal that helped send the Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final” is totally the sentence we all expected to read in May 2018. Well, here we are after Vegas eliminated the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 with a 2-1 victory.
2nd Star: Marc-Andre Fleury, Vegas Golden Knights
Fleury continued his march toward the Conn Smythe trophy with a 31-save effort as he helped ensure his chance to win a third straight Stanley Cup.
3rd Star: Connor Hellebuyck, Winnipeg Jets
After a tough couple of games, Hellebuyck did all he could to keep the Jets in Game 5. He finished with 30 saves, including a pair late in the third period that helped keep the Jets’ deficit to one goal.
Highlight of the Day:
Thank you, Deryk Engelland, for touching the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl:
Factoid of the Day:
Monday’s schedule: Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN (Lightning lead series 3-2)