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Golden Knights defeat Blackhawks in Game 5, head to round 2 of playoffs

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 02:25:16-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Chicago Blackhawks tonight in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup playoffs round 1 with a score of 4-3.

The game was a nail-biter for fans as the two teams went back and forth scoring goals.

It was tied up 3-3 heading into the 3rd period.

The Golden Knights took the lead with a goal from Alex Tuch in the 3rd period and that was enough to hang on for the win.

The team is the first to punch their ticket to round 2 of the playoffs and now wait to see who they will face in the next round.