Jordan Binnington excelled against the Vegas Golden Knights

"I think we did a good job stepping up tonight and getting the win.”- Binnington said

by Sead Dedovic
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Jordan Binnington excelled against the Vegas Golden Knights
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Pavel Buchnevich netted a goal just 38 seconds into overtime, securing a 2-1 win for the St. Louis Blues against the Vegas Golden Knights. He received a great pass from Robert Thomas who was delighted with the victory of his team and the performance of Buchnevich.


“He made a good move, got the goalie off his post, and he was able to kind of slide it in on that short side,” Thomas said, as quoted by NHL.com! “So a big goal and a big win for us”.

Jordan Binnington reacts

Jordan Binnington also excelled with 33 saves and showed how important he is to his team.

Binnington was happy with the atmosphere and his team's performance against a strong team. “It's a fun atmosphere to play in. I enjoy it. You definitely feel like you better show when you play here and going against a team like that,” Binnington said.

“They're a competitive group and they play the right way and play hard, so I think we did a good job stepping up tonight and getting the win”. Golden Knights coach Bruce Cassidy had nothing to complain about his team that fought from start to finish.

It was clear that they wanted to win, but sometimes things don't go according to plan. Cassidy believes that this will be an important lesson for the future. “We had a lot of good looks, some Grade As that [Binnington] made stops on.

I thought we defended pretty well and didn't give up a lot,” -Bruce Cassidy said. “All in all, pretty good game. Well enough to win for sure. We've seen a bit of this movie the last month with some goaltenders playing real well against us where we didn't get points, so at least we got a point in this one”.

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