Golden Knights fans could be difference in Montreal series
The Golden Knights enjoyed a full building during their second-round series against the Colorado Avalanche. The Montreal Canadiens just started allowing a limited crowd.
One of the Golden Knights’ most crucial additions this postseason didn’t come from free agency. Or a trade. Or a draft pick.
It came from ticket sales.
The Knights have enjoyed playing in front of the largest crowds in the NHL during their playoff run and were at 100 percent capacity for their second-round series against the Colorado Avalanche.
Captain Mark Stone said “the tide changed” when the Knights returned home and were able to rally back from a 2-0 deficit to win in six games Friday. General manager Kelly McCrimmon said the crowd was specifically able to help the team push back in Game 3 when they were down 2-1 in the third period.
“I said after that game just to our own people that that’s maybe a game we don’t win in the bubble last year in Edmonton because you don’t have that extra boost that the fans give you,” McCrimmon said.
The fans …
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