LAS VEGAS (AP) Chalk up another milestone

for the Vegas Golden Knights.Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves for his 11th career playoff shutout Authentic Nick Bjugstad Jersey , Shea Theodore scored in the first period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the franchise’s first playoff game.The expansion club will try to take a 2-0 lead in its first-round playoff series Friday night.”It’s another first for our organization, it’s a big playoff game and I love the way our team responded,” Vegas coach Gerard Gallant said. ”Both goalies made some real key saves. It really wasn’t a 1-0 game, it was probably a 4-3 game for somebody, but the goaltending was excellent. Everybody had a big part of us winning the hockey game tonight.Fleury got his first playoff shutout since last May, when his Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 1-0 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.”They’re a big team, they like to shoot from the points with a lot of guys in front of the net and trying to screen and tip pucks; maybe I got a few little more sticks in my legs than the (regular) season, and my face, but it’s all part of the playoffs,” Fleury said. ”I felt good, but my teammates were great also. They helped me out a lot, blocking shots and grabbing guys in front of the net, so it makes my job a little easier.”The Kings, who entered with a combined 928 games of playoff experience, outhit the Golden Knights Vincent Trocheck Jersey , 68-59. But it was Vegas that came out looking like a seasoned bunch ready for the postseason. Just like the Golden Knights mascot who slayed a bumbling king at center ice during a pregame show, Vegas was physical from the start.William Carrier led the team with 10 hits, and Vegas’ aggressive forechecking kept Los Angeles off its game throughout. But Carrier’s diligence on the offensive end seemingly frustrated Los Angeles’ veteran defenseman Drew Doughty, who slammed his shoulder into Carrier’s jaw in the third period. The hit sent the left wing to the locker room for the remainder of the game, while drawing the ire of Gallant.”Obviously we all seen what happened with the hit … I thought it was a bad hit, but it’s not for me to decide,” Gallant said. ”The referee didn’t think it was a penalty, but I’m sure people will look at that hit and make a decision on it.”The Golden Knights have dealt with a rash of injuries down the stretch of the regular season, including Carrier, who Gallant said is day-to-day.Theodore got on the board 3:23 into the first. Tomas Nosek came from behind the goal to fire a pass to Theodore, and he blasted a wrist shot through traffic for the Golden Knights’ first playoff goal.”It was a great play by Nosey and sometimes you’ve just got to get `em on net and that’s kind of the goals that happened in the playoffs,” Theodore said. ”We knew they were going to come out hard, they’re a physical team. But I feel we are, too. We’re a fast team and we can counter that. We were putting pucks in great positions … so when you can kind of put it in the corners and forecheck hard, I thought we did a good job of that tonight.”The Kings Adrian Kempe Jersey , who were 0 for 3 with a man advantage, blew a chance to tie it in the second period, when Doughty’s rebound found Dustin Brown, who was staring into an empty net 2 feet away. He lifted his shot over the goal.”I thought our guys played hard tonight and I thought we created some opportunities to get some offense, but I think we’ve got to make it a lot tougher on (Fleury) seeing the puck,” Kings coach John Stevens said. ”They’re a good offensive team, they create on the rush, they create in the zone and their power play is dangerous. So, we’re going to have to be good defensively to have success in the series.”NOTES: The Golden Knights were 34-5-2 in the regular season when scoring first, second in the NHL. … NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was in attendance for the first playoff game in Las Vegas. … Los Angeles, which allowed a league-low 202 goals and had the league’s best penalty-killing unit, stopped the Golden Knights on all three of their power plays. … Los Angeles has won 10 of the last 12 playoff series it has played, but it has lost 21 of the last 29 series in which it has lost Game 1. … The Golden Knights wore Humboldt Broncos stickers on their helmets in honor of the junior hockey players who were killed when their bus crashed on a Saskatchewan highway.— TORONTO (AP) — Kasperi Kapanen was looking to get off the ice. Instead, he wound up scoring the game-winning goal in overtime.Kapanen scored his second goal of the game at 1:53 of overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Sunday night.Kapanen’s winner squeezed through the pads of former Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier and just got over the goal line.“I was huffing and puffing,” said Kapanen , who has 14 goals this season after scoring just eight in his first 55 NHL games. “Lucky enough it went in.”Morgan Rielly and John Tavares each had a goal and an assist, and Frederik Gauthier also for Toronto, which extended its winning streak to four games.Garret Sparks made 26 saves for the Leafs.“We had to fight our way back,” Tavares said. “Just competing right to the end.”Frans Nielsen, Filip Hronek, Michael Rasmussen and Christoffer Ehn scored for Detroit. Bernier stopped 19 shots for the Red Wings.With Toronto down 4-3, Tavares knotted things up with 7.6 seconds left in regulation when he tipped a shot from the point by Jake Gardiner past Bernier for his 24th of the season with Sparks on the bench for the extra attacker.“I saw the puck from the point, but there’s no chance I can react to that,” Bernier said of the equalizer. He said it was a great tip.Tavares then nearly won it a minute into overtime, but he shot high over Bernier’s net from close range before Kapanen won it.Tied 3-3 through 40 minutes, Nazem Kadri had a chance right at the end of a Toronto power play in the third period, but his try to redirect a pass from William Nylander hit the crossbar.Nielsen eventually snapped the deadlock with under eight minutes to go when he buried a rebound past Sparks, who was making his first start for Toronto since allowing five goals on 32 shots in Detroit’s 5-4 overtime victory at Scotiabank Arena on Dec. 6.Detroit led 2-1 after the first and stretched that advantage at 9:53 of the second when Ehn took a long pass from Wade Megan before fighting off both Travis Dermott and Justin Holl and chipping a backhand over Sparks for his first NHL goal in his 22nd game.A sluggish Toronto team got some life thanks to its fourth line 2:59 later. Gauthier scored his first goal of the season off a pass from Par Lindholm. Trevor Moore, called up from the Toronto Marlies of the AHL after winger Tyler Ennis broke his ankle on Saturday, picked up the second assist for his first NHL point in his debut.“A lot of nerves , but it was fun,” the 23-year-old Moore said. “I just tried to take everything in.”The Leafs, who came in having scored 18 goals during a three-game winning streak, then tied the game with six minutes left in the second. Tavares took a pass and drew the puck up between his own skates before whipping a feed to Rielly, who beat Bernier high for his 13th.Rielly leads all NHL defenseman in goals and points (44). He now has three goals and eight assists during a five-game point streak.The Leafs got their first power play late in the second, but Kadri hit the post on a tip of a shot from the point by Gardiner.Toronto got off to a fast start as the new second line of Kapanan, Nylander and Auston Matthews connected 27 seconds into the first.Bernier was there to stop the initial shot from Matthews, but Kapanen outmuscled Red Wings defenseman Trevor Daley and scored his 13th.Detroit got that one back at 3:45.The Red Wings pushed ahead with 41.8 seconds left in the period on a delayed penalty when Rasmussen tipped a shot from Dylan Larkin for his sixth goal of the season as Detroit outshot Toronto 14-3 in the opening 20 minutes.“I like the resiliency when we need it,” Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said. “I wish we didn’t have to use it.“(The season’s) 82 games and when you look at it at the end, the teams that win lots win 3-2, they come back, they find ways to win. That’s what good teams do. It’s not perfect every night.”NOTES: Bernier played three seasons with the Leafs from 2013 to 2016. … Detroit center Andreas Athanasiou (upper-body injury) missed his second straight game. … Red Wings defenseman Trevor Daley played the 1,000th game of his NHL career.UP NEXTRed Wings: Host Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.Maple Leafs: At Columbus on Friday.