Knights use 5th goalie of season

by 6d ago
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Stop us if you've heard this before: The Vegas Golden Knights used another goalie.

After Maxime Lagace was pulled with just over nine minutes left in Tuesday's blowout loss to the Edmonton Oilers, the Knights threw 19-year-old rookie Dylan Ferguson to the wolves.

He became the fifth goalie to suit up for the Knights this season after Marc-Andre Fleury, Malcolm Subban, Oscar Dansk, and Lagace.

Ferguson's first taste of NHL action may have been limited to nine minutes and 14 seconds, but it was nine minutes and 14 seconds against Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, so it's understandable if he was a bit nervous while allowing one goal (to Mark Letestu) on only two shots.

Lagace was pulled after allowing his seventh goal of the eventual 8-2 Golden Knights loss. However, early in the third period, he was also looked at by trainers for an apparent injury, so Ferguson could be thrust back into action sooner than later.

Here's what Ferguson had to say about his NHL debut: