The sport will air on AT&T SportsNet

The Vegas Golden Knights will rejoice Nevada Day in their white uniforms as they just take to the Tampa Bay Lightning at three p.m. Friday at T-Mobile Arena. The sport will air on AT&T SportsNet, FOX Sports Radio 98.9/1340 and ESPN Deportes 1460.NOTESVegas did not hold morning skate ahead of the three p.m. start.The Golden Knights are celebrating Nevada Day by wearing their white jerseys at home for the first time this season.Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the pregame show at 2:30 p.m. ahead of the matinee video game.LAST TIME OUTWednesday night at T-Mobile Arena, the Golden Knights played hard enough to reach the shootout against the Vancouver Canucks but couldn’t cinch the extra point and fell 3-2. Max Pacioretty and Ryan Reaves scored for Vegas, but four saves in the shootout from Jacob Markstrom made the difference for the Canucks as they escaped with the two points. OPPOSITION UPDATETampa Bay has started the season with a 6-1-1 record for 13 points through their first eight games. They sit one point back of Toronto for the Atlantic Division lead and are tied with Winnipeg for the second-most points in the NHL.The Lightning have won each of their last two games and have picked up a point in all of their last six contests.Four players are tied for the team lead in scoring after eight games. Brayden Point (5G, 3A), Yanni Gourde (4G, 4A), Nikita Kucherov (3G, 5A) and J.T. Miller (2G, 6A) have all been dynamic offensively in the Marc-Andre Fleury Jersey early part of the season.STREAKSRyan Reaves has scored a goal in each of the last two games. It’s the fourth time in his career that he’s found the back of the net in consecutive games.Vegas is on a two-game win streak against Tampa Bay dating back to last season.STORYLINESVegas won both matchups against the Lightning last season. Of their first meeting, Shea Theodore notched four points, including the game-winning goal with 2.three seconds to play for a 4-3 win. One month later, Deryk Engelland had two a sists for the Golden Knights in a 4-1 win in Tampa Bay.Jonathan Marche sault recorded one goal and two a sists in two games against his former team last season. He spent the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons with the Lightning appearing in 47 games.KEYS TO THE GAMEShut Down The Stars: The Lightning carry a star-studded lineup. Vegas will have to contain the likes of Steven Stamkos, Kucherov, Victor Hedman and company to find a win against Tampa Bay.Results: Vegas battled for 65 minutes Wednesday against the Canucks, but only have a shootout lo s to show for it. The Golden Knights need to make sure that when they play well, they win.

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