Janmark has hat trick to lead Vegas to Game 7 win over Wild

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mattias Janmark notched his first career hat trick as the Vegas Golden Knights eliminated the Minnesota Wild with a 6-2 win in Game 7 of their opening-round series. It marked the first time the Golden Knights hosted a Game 7 after losing in San Jose in 2018 and defeating Vancouver in Edmonton last year. It was also the first time Vegas clinched a playoff series at home. Nic Hague, Max Pacioretty and Zach Whitecloud also scored for Vegas. Marc-Andre Fleury made 19 saves to earn his 85th playoff victory in front of an announced crowd of 12,156. Zach Parise and Kirill Kaprizov scored for the Wild.